education Hampshire

Living and working in Gosport

  • The borough of Gosport lies on a peninsula, with 24 miles of waterfront on Portsmouth Harbour, and has wonderful views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight. Much of the borough is urban, but a significant proportion is open space, offering many watersports opportunities as well as unspoilt beaches at Stokes Bay and Lee-on-the-Solent.

  • Gosport
  • More about the area

    Gosport has a strong naval background, and there are several museums and places of interest to this effect, including Explosion! The Museum of naval firepower and The Royal Navy Submarine Museum.

    Gosport high street has offers good shopping opportunities and hosts a market twice a week.

    • Visit Hampshire (external link) has further information on the unmissable attractions in and around the area.

    • If you’re outside the area, you might want to see Hampshire County Council’s pages on Moving to Hampshire – the complete guide to information on the local area, including health, childcare and education.

  • Housing

    Help to Buy South sets out different schemes for low cost home ownership. They are designed to help people in different situations find lasting and affordable ways of entering the property market in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. More details and a buyer's guide can be found on their website.

    Homes to privately rent are usually advertised in local newspapers such as the Portsmouth & Gosport News or via local lettings agents.

    Further information, including affordable housing preferred providers in the area, can be found at on the Gosport Borough Council housing pages.


Useful links

Moving to Hampshire

Visit Hampshire (external link)

Help to Buy South (external link)

Local pages

Gosport Borough Council website (external link)

Gosport Borough Council housing pages (external link)

Portsmouth & Gosport News (external link)

Current Vacancies in Gosport Map