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Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

Add Royal Armouries  - Fort Nelson to your Itinerary

Type:Historic Site

Fort Nelson
Portsdown Hill Road
PO17 6AN

Tel: +44 (0)1329 233 734

Fax: +44 (0)1329 822 092

Image of Fort Nelson


Ticket TypePrice

Free entry.


Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • Some no smoking areas


  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing
  • Children’s packs
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Indoor children’s play area
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within 5 miles


  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Full liquor licence
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available
  • Vegetarians catered for

Payment Methods

  • Delta
  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Audio Tours
  • Conference facilities
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Team / Corporate Activities

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Information Point

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Exit M27 motorway from Junction 11. Follow brown tourist signs for ‘Royal Armouries’.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest mainline stations:
Portchester - 3 minutes away by taxi
Fareham - 10 minutes away by taxi
Havant - 20 minutes away by taxi


Opening Times

Winter Opening Hours (1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018)
Summer Opening Hours (1 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)

* Closed 24, 25 and 26 December.
Last admission 1hr before close.


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