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.
Burrfields Road GB - Portsmouth PO3 5HH
"The Innlodge is superbly situated on the eastern fringe of the City of Portsmouth, close to the junction of the A27 and A3M from London. It is close to Portsmouth's historic waterfront and Naval Dockyard, Gunwharf Quays and Continental Ferry Po..
"ibis Portsmouth Centre is a budget Hotel, located in the heart of Portsmouth city centre. Book the hotel for the proximity to the train station as well as the shopping and nightlife of Portsmouth. Gunwharf and The Guildhall are minutes away. Ea..
1 Gunwharf Quays GB - Portsmouth PO1 3FR
Large, bustling brasserie on the ground floor of the 'Lipstick' tower, with a bar, small shop and comfy terrace. Watch 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. The same set price menu is offered at lunch and dinner. Ambitious cooking features original, sometimes unusual, combinations; dishes have a refined appearance but are hearty to eat.
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.