Spinnaker Tower

Taller than the London Eye at a sky-kissing 170 metres, the Spinnaker Tower stands proudly over Portsmouth Harbour, elegantly-shaped with an architectural nod to the spinnaker sail of its namesake, and offering a 350° panoramic view of the city at height closer to the clouds than the likes of …

Canoe Lake

Canoe Lake is a large man-made boating lake, with pedal boats available for hire during the warmer months, a café, a play park, and a play area with a zip wire. Surrounding Canoe Lake are attractions such as the Southsea Model Village, Lumps Fort, Greens Café, tennis courts, …

Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson is an imposing Victorian fort which is home to the Royal Armouries’ national collection of artillery — The Big Guns. Strategically positioned on the idyllic Portsdown Hill, which blesses anyone who ventures atop it with beautiful panoramic views across the city of Portsmouth and the Meon Valley, Fort Nelson …

Gunwharf Quays

Gunwharf Quays is a shopping centre in Portsmouth which is home to over 90 premium retail outlet stores, a varied range of bars and restaurants, and a number of entertainment and leisure venues, all set against the stunning backdrop of Portsmouth Harbour. Clothing outlets range from the fashionable likes of Ted …

HMS Warrior 1860

The HMS Warrior is a flagship which launched in 1860, powered by steam and sail. She was the largest, fastest, and most powerful vessel of her times. She is now docked at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, serving as a museum, monument, and private venue.

Miniport Portsmouth

Miniport Portsmouth provide the best family boat hire experience you will ever encounter! Paying a visit to the countless attractions of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard or shopping in Gunwharf Quays, and looking for something to do for yourself  or to entertain the youngsters? Portsmouth Miniport is an ideal outdoor pastime which fits …

Portsmouth Guildhall

Portsmouth Guildhall is a majestic building at the heart of the city, with a standing capacity of 2,228 and a venue for first-class entertainment, conferences, weddings, and events. The venue has a fantastic range of meeting rooms, conference halls, state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, and a range of break-out areas allowing for …

Portsmouth Watersports Centre

Portsmouth Watersports Centre, situated on the east side of Portsea Island, is ideally located for a range of on-water activities in a safe environment for both learning and play. The centre has all the facilities and equipment needed for a wide range of watersports and outdoor activities, including sailboats, Olympic …

Royal Marines Museum

Located on the seafront overlooking the Solent, the Royal Marines Museum is an award-winning museum which tells the story of the globe-trotting exploits of the Marines and the fierce battles they’ve taken part in, including the Battle of Trafalgar in 1905 and D-Day during World War Two. Visitors of all …

Southsea Beach

Southsea Beach is a place you’ll never tire of — it’s exciting, vibrant, and entertaining, offering fascinating museums, plenty of interesting places to visit, and some of the south coast’s most historic sites. A stone’s throw from two of Southsea’s main shopping and dining streets, Palmerston Road and Osborne Road, …

Southsea Common

Kite-flying, picnics, ball games, and relaxing walks along the tree-lined paths are just some of the fun things anyone can do on Southsea Common. There’s also a children’s play area, tennis facilities, and Southsea Skatepark. It’s right by the beach, too, and just minutes away from the Palmerston …

Southsea Skatepark

Southsea Skatepark is arguably the oldest skatepark in the World, with the current ‘rink’ area dating back to a roller rink that was first built back in the 1950s. The skatepark was remodelled in the 1970s with concrete (bowls, snakerun, etc) and then modified again in 1990 with a new …

The Mary Rose

The Mary Rose was a warship of the English Tudor navy of King Henry VIII. After serving for 33 years in several wars against France, Scotland, and Brittany and after being substantially rebuilt in 1536, she saw her last action on 19 July 1545. While leading the attack on the galleys of a French invasion fleet, she sank in the Solent. King Henry VIII watched his …