Things to see and do - Portsmouth
Unmissable tourist sites
Portsmouth Travel guide
Portsmouth : Michelin's recommendations
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.
24-26 The Hard GB - Portsmouth PO1 3DT
This historic hotel, built in 1779, has free parking and an excellent location about 200 metres from Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth Harbour Rail Station, Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower. Free Wi-Fi is accessible in the public areas. K..
Pembroke Road GB - Portsmouth PO1 2TA
Prix Prices from : 80 £
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..
Long Curtain Road GB - Southsea 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..
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.
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.
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.