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Spitbank Fort

  • Escape to your own private island

    • A private island in the sea between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight
    • Built to protect Portsmouth harbour from attack from Napoleon III
    • Arrive there in only 30 minutes by boat from Gunwharf Quays
    • Be there in only 2 hours from London
    • A truly luxurious destination with roof top hot pool, sauna and fire pit
    • Enjoy incredible panoramic views across the Solent
    • A wonderful base for fishing and an array of water sports
  • It’s time to leave the ordinary ashore

    Spitbank Fort, part of our collection of Solent Forts, is one of the most exclusive, unusual and incredible venues anywhere on this planet. This quirky and unique gun emplacement has been transformed into a luxurious cocoon of indulgence, perfect for exclusive Fort Breaks and delicious Lunch Experiences.

  • Your very own private island

    Hold on tight as the thrilling speedboat ride transports you through the waves into a world of opulence and discovery, where everything from the exquisite cuisine to the breathtaking sea views will make your trip to Spitbank Fort an unforgettable one.

  • Tie the knot out at sea

    Take your first dance on the deck, toast as the sun falls in the Crow’s Nest then unwind in the rooftop hot tub under the stars before turning in for the night in your authentically restored suite complete with genuine artefacts from times gone by.

  • All aboard for an unforgettable party

    Whether you’re organising a milestone birthday, a special anniversary, a wild stag or hen party, or just want to throw a lavish party, this is the place to do it. Completely surrounded by waves, only accessible by boat and with the ultimate facilities, this party venue will blow everywhere else out the water.

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Bedrooms 9 Sleeps 18
Function
Rooms
4 Capacity 8 - 60
Suitable for Corporate Exclusive use Meetings Parties Sunday Lunch Team Building Activities Themed Events Weddings
Activities Champagne & Sabrage Cocktail Making Fire Pit Experience Fishing RIB Rides Rum Tasting Treasure Hunt Wine Tasting
Facilities Games Room Gym Hot Tub Library Lighthouse Outdoor Terrace Sauna Selection of Bars Sun Decks Wine Cave

At A Glance

Crow's Nest

Crow's Nest

Modern and contemporary

A modern and contemporary room with breathtaking sea views across the Solent and back towards the mainland, which is accentuated by the floor to ceiling glass walls. This stunning space is perfect for intimate wedding ceremonies, parties, celebrations and events.

  • Capacity: 60
  • Plenty of natural light
  • Floor to ceiling glass walls
  • Beautiful views across the Solent
  • Officer's Mess

    Officer's Mess

    Vaulted brickwork and incredible views

    A stunningly atmospheric room with original vaulted brickwork ceilings, gorgeous views towards Portsmouth Harbour and the Spinnaker Tower, and modern furnishings to complement the whole look.

  • Capacity: 60
  • Original brickwork ceilings
  • Views of Portsmouth Harbour
  • Perfect for dining
  • Victory Bar

    Victory Bar

    Sit back with a glass of champagne

    A comfortable and welcoming room, complete with its very own Lauren-Perrier Bar, perfect for champagne receptions where the toasts just keep on coming! Equally, this is the perfect space to sit back, relax and enjoy our cosy sofas, with a mug of hot chocolate in hand whilst listening to live acoustics.

  • Capacity: 60
  • Perfect for relaxing and entertaining guests
  • Lauren-Perrier champagne bar
  • Ideal for drinks receptions
  • Wine Cellar

    Wine Cellar

    Sample and learn about vintages

    An intriguingly shaped room with dramatic lighting that’s perfect for initiating you and your guests into the arcane rituals of sniffing, swirling and slurping. Let us bring you some exquisite cheese to give your palate even more of a treat too.

  • Capacity: 40
  • Perfect for evening drinks
  • Wine tasting available
  • Ideal for private dining
  • The Courtyard

    The Courtyard

    Perfect for a summer Pimm's

    The Courtyard is the focal area of the Fort, ideal for impressive receptions and events. Perfect for serving Pimms, G&T or good Old Navy Rum.

  • Capacity: 60
  • Ideal for drinks receptions
  • Quirky photo opportunities
  • PA/music system
  • Hot Tub, Sauna & Firepit

    Hot Tub, Sauna & Firepit

    Facilities that are out of this world

    With fabulous views towards the Isle of Wight, our incredible facilities up on the fort’s rooftop are second to none! Soak in the hot pool with a glass of bubbly and toast passing ships, then work up a sweat in the sauna before toasting marshmallow over our fire pit.

  • Perfect for romantic weekends away
  • Stunning views of the Solent
  • Idea for entertaining guests
  • Relax after long day of activities
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