Bespoke Guided Tours and Excursions. Trafalgar, Nelson, Napoleonic naval history, all my passions! Historic Portsmouth, Maritime Southampton, Bucklers Hard, the New Forest all fantastic places to tour.
Bespoke tour of HMS Victory, the oldest and most famous commissioned warship in the world, Admiral Nelson’s flagship at the battle of Trafalgar. Walk in the footsteps of the men at Trafalgar, discover over 250 years of her history.
Portsmouth Historic Naval Dockyard
Absorb 500 years of history as you wander the famous dockyard. Tour HMS Warrior (1860), Tour the Mary Rose (1511), visit HMS M33 (1915), and the National Museum of the Royal Navy? Cap it off with a harbour tour, you may see the new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth?
Walk Old Portsmouth and the ‘Nelson Trail’
Take a walking tour through Old Portsmouth and discover 900 years of history, 12th century church that is now a cathedral, 15th century towers, 16th century assassination of the Duke of Buckingham, Nelsons final steps in England and more. Optional extra, extend your tour by dining at Portsmouth’s oldest pub or visit Spice Island.
New Forest Buckler’s Hard
Tour Bucklers Hard. Explore the Georgian village, cottages, and boatyard where Nelson’s favourite ship was built. Cruise the local river, visit the Maritime Museum, and enjoy a trip through the New Forest. If you wish include lunch at an 18th Century Inn.
Tour Fort Nelson a 19th Century Palmerston Fort. Over 19 acres of fortifications, tunnels and artillery. Home to the National Artillery Collection, over 700 pieces from around the world make this one of the largest museums of its type in the country.
The most popular prehistoric monument in the world. Over 5000 years old. Visit the Neolithic village, Visitor centre and exhibitions before travelling by foot or shuttle bus to the stone circles.
Medieval Walls of Southampton
Take a walk along England’s best preserved medieval walls. Take in St Michaels 11th century church, the Tudor House where Henry VIII met Anne Boleyn, Climb the 13th Century tower and explore crime and disorder through the ages.
Tour Salisbury Cathedral
View the 800-year-old cathedral, see the Magna Carta, and take in the oldest clock in the world. For those with a head for heights and stamina a guided tour to the top of the tower can be arranged!
A walking tour of maritime Southampton, home to the largest man-made object in the world in 1912. Sights, memories, and places of interest relating to the most famous liner in the world. Include a visit to the interactive Titanic Story at the Sea City Museum.
Create your own experience!
Sometimes you just want something different or your schedule doesn’t fit with everyone else. Create your own tour or ask us for our help and advice in filling your time! A bespoke service should be just that, bespoke.
Portchester Castle Portchester Castle is a medieval castle built within the finest Roman fort in the United Kingdom. Originally built by the Romans as a fortified naval base it sits at the northern end of Portsmouth Harbour where it holds a commanding view.
Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery Tour
Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery Tour Bombay Sapphire Gin is award-winning. Every drop of this gin that is distributed across the globe is distilled here deep in the Hampshire countryside alongside the crystal-clear River Test.
Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Tour HMS Alliance the only surviving World War 2 submarine. Let an experienced submariner guide you through the torpedo rooms, galley and engine room. See the Royal Navy’s first submarine from 1901, Holland 1.
New Forest Exbury Gardens
The Gardens are a spectacular 200-acre site, world famous for the Rothschild collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees, and shrubs. Take the opportunity to see the gardens from a chauffeured buggy on a 50-minute trip or take a 20-minute trip aboard the 12-inch gauge Steam Railway.