Solent Forts

Why Us?

  • 5 Unique Function Rooms
  • Up to 60 delegates
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooftop hot tub
  • Dedicated Conference Manager
  • Recently refurbished rooms
  • 1 ½ hours from London by train
  • Friendly and attentive staff
  • Beautiful views out to sea


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What an experience...

With high expectations comes the risk of relative disappointment. Not here. A fascinating venue, with architecture and history to match, plenty to enjoy and the level of uncompromising service and attention that was just right

Sherman72, TripAdvisor

Unique Corporate Events

Make a big splash with your corporate bash.

Whether you’re launching a new product, inspiring clients, firing up your team, or just creating some space for strategic thinking there’s nowhere better than this unique luxury island.

Sometimes you need to make a big gesture to get the right people excited. When it comes to entertaining valuable clients, motivating key players, or building those vitally important relationships with influential individuals in the city, the press or industry at large, the unique character of this venue is sure to achieve the desired result.

On the other hand the isolated situation, the peaceful tranquillity and the sea air are perfect for clearing the head and focusing the mind – ideal for getting a 360° view of the situation, recharging the batteries and creating a fresh sense of direction and purpose.

Whatever kind of event you have in mind there’s a full crew to service your needs right around the clock, including your very own chef – they’ll help you create your own agenda, menus and entertainment then make sure everything runs with military precision. The Fort offers a variety of meeting rooms equipped with state-of-the-art AV equipment, as well as plenty of facilities to make sure everyone has a fabulous time - three bars, the Recreation Rooms, two sun decks, the hot tub, the sauna and the fire pit.

Crow's Nest

A modern and contemporary room with stunning views and its own terrace. Perfect for boardroom lockdowns, exclusive receptions and AmaZing events.

Officer's Mess

A stunningly atmospheric restaurant with the original vaulted brickwork ceilings, with breath taking views towards Portsmouth Harbour and the Spinnaker Tower.

Victory Bar

The exposed brickwork and original hooks for hammocks make this a really dramatic setting for informal meetings or breaking out the rum rations.

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Wine Cellar

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.

The Courtyard

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.

Room Name Crow's Nest Officer's Mess Victory Bar Wine Cellar The Courtyard
Dimensions 16.6 x 6.3m 12.4 x 9.3m 17.2 x 9.3m 8.6 x 2.1m 17.7 x 4.1m
Size (sqm) 95.5 75 81.5 17.5 x
Ceiling Height 2.4m Vaulted Vaulted Vaulted Outdoor
Reception 60 60 60 40 60
Theatre 40 60 x x x
Classroom 20 15 x x x
U-Shape 18 25 x x x
Banquet 24 60 x x x
Cabaret 24 40 x x x
Dinner Dance 20 40 x x x
Solent Forts
The Departure Lounge
Unit 2, The Flour Mill,
Royal Clarence Yard,
Weevil Lane, Gosport,
Hampshire, PO12 1FX
Call us now - 0330 333 7 222
(Local call rate)
Bedroom Suites: 9
Max Sleeps: 18
Function Rooms: 1
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