Gosport, located in Hampshire, is one of the larger towns in the local area. During the summer months, the area grows even larger due to the number of tourists that flock to the area to visit the coast. Today there are numerous attractions and sights that visitors to the area will enjoy, including heritage sights as well as a marina where visitors can enjoy yachting. There are also museums in the area that visitors may enjoy visiting as well. A variety of accommodation options exist in the immediate area.
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Gosport peninsula is situated on the southern coast of England. Its geographical position makes it a maritime recreational area for visitors and locals. Gosport beaches never take rest throughout the year as ships of all kinds not only provide the locals with employment but also provide marvelous views to the visitors as well. The local economy thrives on tourism and this is a statistically proven fact as the town's population gets an increment of ten thousand in the summer.
The town has a shining past and has played a key role in the expansion of the British Empire. Now that era is gone but still the town holds many monuments related to the military endeavors of Britain. Royal Navy Submarine Museum tells the story of British glory in the world wars. Tourists can explore the well maintained submarines that provide bleak glimpses of a past era.
There is another interesting war museum, locally known as Explosion. The name says it all. It hosts the complete evolution of explosives. From the antique gunpowder guns to state of the art missiles, one can explore the complete history of explosives.
Little Woodhan provides an excellent account of how people used to live in the 1600s. It is designed to provide detailed information about the English Civil War. The staff are always very cooperative and provide ample information about the customs and traditions of the era. Moreover each year the setting of the Little Woodhan is arranged differently so that tourists who are visiting again may not get bored with the monotonous scheme.
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