Portsmouth Cumberland House natural history museum reopens

Portsmouth’s Cumberland House natural history museum reopens on Saturday 8th April, with a fresh new look. The building has been closed for repairs, redecoration, the installation of a new wheelchair ramp, and work to bring the terrace at the back of the building to its former glory. Staff have been …

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Our five favourite dog walking spots in Portsmouth and Southsea

Portsmouth has a huge number of brilliant walking spots for dog owners — seashores, vast open fields, quiet parks, and forested footpaths are never far away. We’re always spoiled for choice when we want to take our French bulldog Dexter (pictured below!) out for a galavant. Here are five of …

Five unique places to stay on the Isle of Wight

An escape to the Isle of Wight without the little ones. You’ve earned it. From rejuvenating spa hotels to quirky wood cabins, there are plenty of places to stay across the island, never more than a short journey from the rolling countryside, lively town sprawls, and immersive history. With just …

5 things you’ll love on the Isle of Wight this autumn

Being beside the seaside is scientifically proven to be one of the ultimate mood-lifters, so taking a day trip away from it all to a beach-lined island which boasts a bustling autumn events calendar is perfect for keeping your happiness high as the days get shorter and winter draws in.

Tips for becoming a top landlord, from Enfield Southsea

The current rental market in the United Kingdom has a lot of people clamouring for property, and this means that many people think that being a landlord is fairly straightforward and simple. After all, when there is such a high level of demand, you would be forgiven for thinking that …

Construction begins on Solent Stone Bridge to Isle of Wight

Construction has commenced on the Solent Stone Bridge, a development which will see a free-to-use bridge installed between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. The four-mile bridge will be built entirely from boulders which were discovered beneath Portsmouth City Council’s Civic Offices during a recent archaeological dig conducted by the …

5 fun family activities at Gunwharf Quays this Easter

Portsmouth’s premium outlet shopping centre Gunwharf Quays is preparing for the Easter holidays, with five exciting events and activities lined up for shoppers, diners, and visitors. Here’s what to expect:   1) Easter dining treats Kids eat free at Frankie and Benny’s this Easter Sunday — we recommend …

Mother’s Day dining ideas from Gunwharf Quays Portsmouth

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth’s premier designer shopping outlet, have a whole host of top dining options for Mother’s Day. Below is a small section of some of the best offerings for 2016. Find out more via Gunwharf Quays’ full listing of dining offers and experiences here » 1. Champagne breakfast …