Naval capital with a rich history and plenty to see.
Portsmouth Tours with Great British Trips
Portsmouth is a historic naval city, principal port of the British Navy and home to the world's oldest dry dock. Home to Lord Nelson's flagship HMS Victory and Henry VIII's Mary Rose, salvaged from the Seabed in 1982, Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard is not to be missed, along with the D-Day museum, while the UK's tallest publicly accessible building the Spinnaker Tower is Portsmouth's latest attraction. The vibrant Gunwharf Quays situated on the harbourfront, has a plethora of shopping and dining options, while further down the harbour Old Portsmouth offers cobbled streets, atmospheric pubs and a small but interesting cathedral. Southsea offers more family fun in its common and Clarence Pier.
Want to visit Portsmouth?
Region: South East England
Time to spend here: 1/2 - 1 day
More Information: www.visitportsmouth.co.uk
What's nearby? New Forest, Winchester, Arundel and Chichester, Isle of Wight
What transport do you recommend? Portsmouth's main attractions are close together so walking is best. Further out buses can be used.
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