Things to see and do - Portsmouth
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Portsmouth Travel guide
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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.
Tourist attractions Portsmouth : Things to see and do
Boathouse. HM Naval Base GB - Portsmouth PO13
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..
393 Old Commercial Road GB - Portsmouth PO1 4QL
Charles Dickens was born in a small terraced house in 1812 where he spent his childhood. The house has been restored and furnished in the style of the period. Across the landing from the bedroom, a small exhibition includes the green velvet sofa on w..
Museum Road GB - Portsmouth PO1 2LJ
The displays are devoted to local history and arts from the 17 to the 20C.
Prix Prices from : 46 £
Ibis Portsmouth Centre is a budget Hotel with free wifi throughout, located in the heart of the city centre. Book the hotel for the proximity to the train station as well as to the shopping and nightlife areas. Gunwharf and Guildhall are minutes away..
The Plaza, Gunwharf Quays GB - Portsmouth PO1 3FD
Superbly located in Portsmouth’s lively waterfront development, Gunwharf Quays, this hotel offers bright, modern rooms with buffet breakfasts. Shops, bars and restaurants are on the hotel doorstep. Spacious rooms at this Holiday Inn Express all have..
Queen Street GB - Portsmouth PO1 3HS
Prix Prices from : 58 £
The Royal Maritime Club is just 5 minutes’ walk from the Gunwharf Quays waterfront development and Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard. It offers free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and gym. The hotel’s leisure facilities include a relaxing spa and steam room. T..
27a South Par, Southsea GB - Portsmouth PO5 2JF
Keenly run, open-plan restaurant with a lounge area for aperitifs and canapés. Cooking is skilful with creative touches. Attentive, knowledgeable service from a smart young team.
1 Gunwharf Quays GB - Portsmouth PO1 3FR
Large, bustling brasserie on the ground floor of the 'Lipstick' tower, with a bar, a small shop and a comfy terrace. Watch the chefs preparing unfussy French classics in the open kitchen: the set menu represents good value. Friendly team.
103 Palmerston Rd, Southsea GB - Portsmouth PO5 3PS
Keenly run, suburban restaurant with shabby-chic styling. Ambitious cooking features original, sometimes unusual, combinations; dishes have a refined appearance but are hearty to eat. They also host 'Gourmet' dinners with matching wines.