Things to see and do - Portsmouth
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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
HM Naval Base PP66 GB - Portsmouth PO1 3NH
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..
rd. Main GB - Portsmouth PO1 3PX
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..
rd. Eastney GB - Portsmouth PO4 9PX
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..
Long Curtain Road GB - Portsmouth PO5 3AA
Opposite Southsea's Clarence Pier and the funfair and next to the Isle of Wight hovercraft terminal, the hotel offers great value, with free parking and modern en suite rooms. The Premier Inn Southsea is in a lively location, within easy reach of al..
Queen Street GB - Portsmouth PO1 3HS
Prix Prices from : 55 £
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..
The Plaza, Gunwharf Quays GB - Portsmouth PO1 3FD
Prix Prices from : 73 £
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..
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.
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.