The Highlands of Scotland
Most northerly five star castle in the UK
North of Dundee
The ultimate party destination minutes from Dundee
South of Edinburgh
Country castle retreat only minutes from the city
Anglesey, North Wales
French inspired Château on the Isle of Anglesey
Malvern, near Worcester
The UK’s most AmaZing wedding venue
In the sea, off Portsmouth
Three totally unique island fortresses

Spitbank Fort

Spitbank Fort, refurbished in 2012 is already regarded as one of the world’s most unique venues and is receiving rave reviews from across the globe. Spitbank Fort, the smallest of the three Solent Forts offers guests a choice of eight bedrooms, luxuriously fitted to the highest standards, and features including an open air hot pool, sauna, wine cellar and games rooms.

Spitbank Fort is the ideal location for an exclusive use event, ideal for private parties, corporate hire and even licensed for weddings, there are few venues in the world that can offer the privacy, intimacy and exclusivity of Spitbank Fort.


No Man’s Fort

No Man’s Fort is undergoing extensive refurbishment works and will be open in Spring 2015. The Fort, three times the size of Spitbank Fort is the perfect destination for corporate clients and large events, offering 22 huge bedroom suites, plus facilities including its own lazer battle, sea golf, a hot house with firepit, a large rooftop firepit, spa facilities, a cabaret bar, shops and restaurants.

Popular for corporate events, themed parties for up to 200 guests, luxury retreats and more, No Man’s Fort will shortly be making headlines as the ‘go to’ event destination for 2015 for everything from Great Gatsby Themed Parties, Bond Nights and Royal Britannia Themed Lunches.


The Solent Forts Experience

  • Easy to reach

    Our new departure lounge in Gunwharf Quays (Opening 16th March 2015) is just minutes from Portsmouth Station – fed every thirty minutes by trains from Waterloo. Hop on the train from the city at 5pm and by 7pm you’ll be in our departure lounge with drink in hand! What a way to start the night…

  • Arrive in style

    Even getting to the Forts is an adventure. Take the leisurely journey across in our catamaran or for a real adrenaline rush our RIB can reach speeds of up to 60mph.

  • Let your adventure begin

    With your feet firmly on hard ground the Forts are then your oyster to explore and discover. Take a historic tour, enjoy a choice of bars or use your choice of facilities on board at your leisure.

The Solent Forts experience expands

Horse Sand Fort

Coming soon! Identical in size to No Man’s Fort, Horse Sand Fort will allow guests to enjoy the beauty of this ancient monument, largely untouched and in its original state.

Visitors will be able to see the original gun carriages, shell stores, armour plated walls, 100 chambers and living quarters, providing a dramatic and vivid slice of our island’s remarkable history for schools, universities and all those eager to delve into the past.

Solent Forts will soon be operating guided tours around the Fort from Gunwharf Quays.

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