HMS Victory Tour
The Flagship of the First Sea Lord, the oldest commissioned warship in the world. Home to such famous names as Nelson, Hardy, Hood, Keppel, Howe to name but a few.
HMS Victory oozes history from every pore of her timbers. Over 250 years old, every part of her has a story to tell and secrets to reveal.
From her construction in 1759 to her launch six years later. Hear about Hartley Larkins fears about getting her out of the dock. Her involvement in the American War of Independence, the Great Siege of Gibraltar, Cape St Vincent, all prior to her most memorable action at Trafalgar.
Horatio Nelson and the 21st October 1805. What was the battle about? Why Trafalgar? What happened to Victory and her men?
What’s she made of, how many trees, her guns, how they work, her crew?
Her men, how they lived, what they ate, punishment, the cat, all explained.
The tour of HMS Victory, her construction, operation and conservation is our signature tour and can be crafted to suit your interests or time. Spend an hour or two soaking up the sights or fully immerse your self in everything about her and the history that surrounds her.