Fort Brockhurst

Fort Brockhurst

Fort Brockhurst

One of a number of forts built in the 1850s and 1860s to protect Portsmouth and its vital harbour against a French invasion. Largely unaltered, the parade ground, gun ramps and moated keep can all be viewed.

The fort currently stores a treasure trove of objects from English Heritage's extensive reserve collections. Objects on display have been excavated from sites in the South East and South West. They include stonework, textiles, jewellery and furniture from many periods, as well as rarely-seen treasures on tour from stores in the North and East.

Don't Miss

  • The opportunity nearby to visit Portchester Castle!
  • Taking a peek inside on an open day


Events At Fort Brockhurst

  • Fort Brockhurst Store Tour

    Members' Event

    Wed 24 Sep

    Enjoy an exclusive tour of the impressive collections held at Fort Brockhurst, including artefacts from across the South East not normally on view to the public.

Shop and Publications


Prices and opening times


Hampshire - PO12 4DS (Directions)


For just £39 a year, English Heritage members get free entry to our properties and exclusive discounts.