"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


Fareham is a market town at the north-west tip of Portsmouth Harbour, between the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton in the south east of Hampshire, England. It gives its name to the borough which comprises the town and its surrounding area. Fareham was historically an important manufacturer of bricks (which were notably used to build the Royal Albert Hall, London) and a grower of strawberries. Current employment includes retail (including a shopping centre with around 100 shops), small-scale manufacturing, and defence (with the Royal Navy's HMS Collingwood and the Ministry of Defence's Dstl nearby).

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SU578059

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Things to see and do in and around Fareham

  • Atelier 71 Ltd
  • Mobys Playcentre
  • Fun City
  • Go Bowling Fareham
  • Solent Arena
  • Blackbrook Park Play Area
  • Planet Ice Gosport
  • Monkey Bizness
  • Fort Nelson
  • Adult Saxophone Group
  • Fort Brockhurst
  • Made By Me Studio
  • Little Woodham Living History Village
  • Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower
  • The Forest of Bere
  • Playzone
  • Oakleaf Brewing Company Ltd
  • The 1642 Living History Village
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
  • Miniport Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
  • Curious About Portsmouth
  • Spinnaker Tower
  • Miniport at Gunwharf Quays
  • Fuzzy Eds at The Sovereigns
  • Bowlplex Portsmouth

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Westbury Manor
84 West Street
PO16 0JJ

Phone 01329 221 342
Email touristinfo@fareham.gov.uk

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