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    Question about Fort Nelson

    Hi folks
    I have never been to Fort Nelson but I'm hoping to visit it in June. I'm asking those of you who have been there recently if two hours is enough to see it all or should I allow more time. Like most of the forum members, I'm an enthusiast and not just a rubberneck tourist!
    Any advice would be appreciated.
    Fred

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    Hi Fred,
    It's been a few years since i was last there, but i would say that 2 hours would not in my opinion be enough time to have a good look around.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Weasel View Post
    Hi Fred,
    It's been a few years since i was last there, but i would say that 2 hours would not in my opinion be enough time to have a good look around.
    Best Weasel.
    I think about 4 hours would be better if you have not been before, there is a lot to see and do.
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    Hi Fred as above at least 4 hours and go to Explosion museum at Priddys Hard in Gosport too,some nice pubs along the foreshore to sit and soak up the atmosphere after your visit!

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    Thanks for the advice folks. I will plan for a big day out!

    Fred

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    Hi Fred
    The time to see round will also depend on your main interest as the Fort can roughly be divided into 3 sections:
    1. The fort design and original weapons
    2. The historical exhibition rooms
    3. The Royal Armouries artillery building


    You may have seen this but I posted some pictures a while ago:
    http://www.bocn.co.uk/vbforum/thread...oyal-Armouries

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    Hi Fred, The fort is only up the hill from me and I'm a volunteer there as a member of the PFS. We will be firing one of the 64 pounder RML's on the ramparts on Sunday 22nd June - You should visit that day :-)

 

 

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