Local area guide

Living in Gosport

Thinking about moving to Gosport? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Gosport

Why Gosport is a good place to live

With its rich naval heritage and vibrant marinas, Gosport is an area full of character on England's south coast. Living in Gosport offers picturesque views towards the Isle of Wight and Solent, making it a wonderful place for all lovers of sea and history. It hosts an incredible 17 miles of waterfront and provides excellent access to major destinations, thanks to its proximity to Portsmouth and road connections like the A3 and M27. Gosport boasts a bounty of primary and secondary schools, several of which have achieved the coveted 'outstanding' Ofsted status.

What's Gosport famous for?

Gosport is famous for its vibrant naval history and its key role in turning England into a naval powerhouse. Perhaps most well-known is the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, house to many fascinating exhibits. The town's maritime heritage extends to Gosport's busy marinas, widely recognized as the busiest sailing destinations along the south and south-west coastal regions.

Things to do in Gosport

There's a wealth of activities readily available in Gosport. Water sports enthusiasts will find plenty to keep them occupied, with opportunities for sailing, fishing and even jet-skiing. History lovers will be captivated by the attractions like the Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, or could step back in time to learn about 17th-century life at the Living History Village. Thrill-seekers will not be disappointed, with options ranging from go-karting to ice skating. Gosport also offers something for quiet days too, such as the beautiful beaches at Stokes Bay and Lee-on-The-Solent.

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Average asking prices in Gosport today

We update our average asking prices every day using data from millions of properties for sale.

Terraced

Avg. asking price

£240,000

127 properties for sale

Detached

Avg. asking price

£450,000

59 properties for sale

Semi-detached

Avg. asking price

£300,000

68 properties for sale

Flats

Avg. asking price

£160,000

79 properties for sale

Properties currently for sale in Gosport

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Transport in Gosport

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Gosport.

Local connections

Gosport Ferry Terminal
Ferry Port
0 miles / 0.0 km
Portsmouth Harbour Station Pier
Ferry Port
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Portsmouth Harbour
National Rail
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
Ferry Port
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Portsmouth & Southsea
National Rail
1.2 miles / 1.9 km
Fratton
National Rail
2 miles / 3.2 km

Schools in Gosport

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Gosport.

Education in Gosport

St George's Beneficial Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2018)
Newtown Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
The Portsmouth Grammar School
Ages: 3 - 18 years old
St Vincent College
Ages: 16 - 19 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Haselworth Primary School
Ages: 5 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
St Jude's CofE Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)

Local pubs in Gosport

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