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Solent Fort Experiences

Escape to the impressive Solent Forts with Hovertravel with a choice of four truly memorable experiences.  

  • Retail, Relax and Rejuvenate Spa Day

  • Sunday Lunch Experience

  • Afternoon Tea At Sea

  • Midweek Tranquillity Spa

The perfect relaxing afternoon at sea!

Spoil your self with a hovercraft flight from Ryde, a morning of premium shopping at Gunwharf Quays, followed by a leisurely boat journey to the breath taking No Man's Fort where you'll be treated to a 25 minute spa treatment and use of the spa facility. Finished perfectly with a delicious afternoon tea.

This day trip includes

  • Return hovercraft flight from Ryde - Southsea & HoverBus to Gunwharf Quays
  • Gunwharf Quays VIP Discount card
  • Return boat transfer to No Man's Fort
  • Glass of Prosecco on arrival
  • 25 min spa treatment & use of spa facility
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Time to Explore the fort at your own leisure

Prices

  • £105 per person

How to Book

  • Book this amazing offer through Solent Forts website here
Itinerary
  • 10:15 - Hovercraft Flight from Ryde - Southsea
  • 10:30 - HoverBus to Gunwharf Quays
  • 10:30 - 12:00 - Premium shopping at Gunwharf Quay Outlets
  • 12:00 - Boat transfer to No Man's Fort 
  • 12:30 - Spa treatment & free time to explore No Mans Fort
  • 15:00 - Afternoon tea is served 
  • 17:00 - Boat transfer to Gunwharf Quays 
  • 18:00 - Hovercraft Flight from Southsea - Ryde

 

Timings are approximate and subject to change. 

Looking for a day out beyond compare? Look no further than a sensational Sunday lunch aboard No Man's Fort!

Take flight with Hovertravel and set sail from Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth. Disembark on an afternoon of great food, fascinating history and enthralment as you experience the amazing No Man's Fort in all its glory. 

Your delectable three course set-menu lunch, designed by the fort chefs and made using only the finest British ingredients, is cooked to perfection and served in the “Mess Hall” where cannons once stood protecting the coastline and harbour.

During your afternoon aboard, discover over 150 years’ worth of history on a fort tour; your guides will lead you around our incredible ancient monument where you will learn more about the story behind the forts construction and how it was used in times of war and how it still functions today. For an afternoon steeped in history, No Man’s Fort is the place to be.

Sample Menu

Sample Vegetarian menu 

Your lunch experience includes

  • Return Hovercraft flight from Ryde - Southsea & Hoverbus to Gunwharf Quays
  • Return boat transfer from Gunwharf Quays to No Man's Fort
  • A guided tour
  • 3 course lunch

Prices

£105 per person

How to Book

Book this amazing offer through Solent Forts website here

Indulge in a great British tradition and enjoy an afternoon tea aboard No Man's Fort.

Enjoy a Hovercraft flight from Ryde and a selection of fine teas, finger cut sandwiches, delicious scones with clotted cream and jam, plus a selection of mouth-watering cakes baked by No Man's talented chefs.

Afternoon Tea Menu 

Afternoon Tea At Sea includes

  • Return Hovercraft flight from Ryde - Southsea & Hoverbus to Gunwharf Quays
  • Return boat transfer from Gunwharf Quays to No Man's Fort
  • Historical Fort Tour
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Free time to explore the Fort at your own leisure

Prices

  • £65 per person

How to Book

  • Book this amazing offer through Solent Forts website here
Itinerary
  • 11:15 - Hovercraft Flight from Ryde - Southsea
  • 11:30 - HoverBus to Gunwharf Quays
  • 12:00 - Boat transfer to No Mans Fort from Gunwharf Quays
  • 17:00 - Boat transfer to Gunwharf Quays 
  • 18:00 - Hovercraft Flight from Southsea - Ryde

 

Timings are approximate and subject to change. 

Treat yourself to a British tradition and enjoy a Hovercraft flight, buffet breakfast, spa day & pub lunch aboard No Man's Fort. 

Your buffet breakfast will be served when you arrive, followed by your Spa treatment & use of Spa facility's with your pub lunch between 14:00 - 15:00.

The pub lunch is served in The Lord Nelson pub complete with cobbled street dining, creating the perfect relaxed setting to enjoy your lunch, before your spa treatment. The spa is a short walk from The Lord Nelson. 

Lunchtime Menu

Whatever the occasion, a long overdue ‘catch-up’, a celebratory outing or even a romantic date, your spa afternoon on board will truly be an experience like no other.

Your Midweek Day Out Includes

  • Return Hovercraft flight from Ryde - Southsea & Hoverbus to Gunwharf Quays
  • Return boat transfer from Gunwharf Quays to No Man's Fort
  • Breakfast buffet on arrival at the Fort
  • 50 min Spa treatment & use of the Spa facilities
  • Historic Fort Tour
  • Pub lunch
  • Free time to explore the Fort at your own leisure

Prices

  • £155 per person

How to Book

Book this amazing offer through Solent Forts website here

Itinerary
  • 07:15 - Hovercraft Flight from Ryde - Southsea
  • 07:30 - HoverBus to Gunwharf Quays
  • 08:00 - Boat transfer to No Man's Fort from Gunwharf Qauys
  • 08:30 - Breakfast Buffet
  •  - Spa treatment & use of facility's 
  •  14:00 - 15:00 - Pub lunch is served
  • -  Four Tour & free time to explore
  • 17:00 - Boat transfer to Gunwharf Quays 
  • 18:00 - Hovercraft Flight from Southsea - Ryde

Timings are approximate and subject to change.