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Portsmouth is Britain's premier seaside town and the town’s port has some veritable treasures. Eight centuries of history await the visitor within its walls and on its water, upon which float some magnificant 19C vessels. Modernity, however, is not spurned; the 21C profile of Spinnaker Tower dominates this town of attractions, museums, restaurants and bars.

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Tourist attractions Portsmouth : Things to see and do

  • HMS Victory Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    HM Naval Base PP66

    Lord Nelson's flagship which led many victorious battles, including Trafalgar (1805) where the Admiral lost his life. In the 1920s, the Victory was brought into dry dock after 150 years of loyal service at sea and continues to serve as the flagship o..

  • On 19 July 1545, the 4-masted Mary Rose (built 1509); vice flagship of the English fleet, keeled over and sank while preparing to meet a French attack. The wreck was found in the 1960s, preserved in the Solent silt; a film shows the salvage operation..

  • The museum stands alongside HMS Victory and the Mary Rose in the heart of the historic naval dockyard and is devoted to the history of the Royal Navy. From the windows can be seen the buildings of the Royal Navy which still defends the coasts of Grea..

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Hotels Portsmouth

  • Holiday Inn Portsmouth Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Pembroke Road GB - Portsmouth PO1 2TA

    Prix Prices from : 73 £

    Located by the sea front, the Holiday Inn Portsmouth offers free on-site parking, a lobby, a bar and a restaurant. Guests can also access the on-site Spirit Health Club with a swimming pool, gym, hot tub, steam room and sauna. Each room at this Holi..

  • ibis Portsmouth Centre Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Winston Churchill Avenue GB - PORTSMOUTH PO12LX

    Prix Prices from : 42 £

    Ibis Portsmouth Centre is a budget hotel. The hotel is centraly located, in close proximity to the Shopping and Nightlife areas with Gunwharf Quays, The Spinnaker Tower and Guildhall all being minutes away. Each of the hotel's (smaller than standard)..

  • The Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    15-16 The Hard GB - Portsmouth PO1 3DT

    Prix Prices from : 80 £

    Within 3 minutes’ walk of Portsmouth’s Historical Dockyard, The Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel offers luxurious rooms and gourmet breakfasts. Just 2 minutes’ walk from Portsmouth Harbour Train Station, it provides free WiFi and has a restaurant and café..

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Restaurants Portsmouth

  • Brasserie Blanc Comfortable restaurant 

    1 Gunwharf Quays GB - PO1 3FR Portsmouth and Southsea

    Large bustling brasserie on the ground floor of the 'Lipstick' tower, complete with a bar, a small shop and a terrace. Watch the chefs prepare unfussy French classics in the open kitchen: the set menu is particularly good value.

  • Restaurant 27 Comfortable restaurant 

    27a South Par, Southsea GB - PO5 2JF Portsmouth and Southsea

    This long-standing, elegant restaurant is professionally and passionately run by its owner-chef. Contemporary cooking has a slightly Scandic style; attractively presented dishes taste as good as they look and are full of flavour.

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