Portsmouth promoted as destination for escape on London Underground

Millions of commuters and travelers will get an enticing glimpse of Portsmouth as they traverse London’s hot and crowded Underground Tube stations this month. New posters have gone up on the London Underground promoting Portsmouth as a great place for a refreshing and relaxing day out on the waterfront. The …

Mary Rose Museum nominated for multiple awards

The Mary Rose Museum, one of the UK’s foremost historical destinations dedicated to one of the greatest discoveries in recent history, has been nominated for multiple awards in recognition of its place as one of the leading museums in the UK. The Museum, based in the iconic Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, …

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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 …

Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth launch back to school alphabet trial

Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium is preparing for the end of the school holidays by launching a fishy-themed Alphabet Trails. The Southsea wildlife attraction is hoping the fun trails will help get reluctant pupils back into the swing of all things scholastic before the start of the new term. Staff have …

Battle of Jutland survivor brought into Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Marking nearly 100 years to the day since the sinking of her parent ship HMS Falmouth at the Battle of Jutland, unique survivor Armed Steam Cutter (ASC) number 26 has arrived at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Built in 1910, ASC 26 marks an important chronicle in our maritime history. The only powered …

Zurich site hotel plans get their first airing to Portsmouth public

Key stakeholders had a first glimpse at plans to bring up to 300 hotel rooms to Portsmouth city centre at a Portsmouth City Council developer’s forum. THAT Group, who recently completed work on the new Hilton in Bournemouth, is working on plans for land next to the former Zurich building on …

Claws Weekend at the Blue Reef Aquarium Southsea

Visitors to Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to enjoy close encounters with weird and wonderful crabs and lobsters from around the world as part of their ‘Claws – Incredible Crustaceans’ event this weekend. From comical cleaner shrimps and hermit crabs to giant lobsters and mighty edible crabs this …

New Park & Ride passes hope to cut Portsmouth congestion further

Regular users of Portsmouth Park & Ride are being rewarded as prices will fall to just £2 per day from Monday 8th August 2016. The price reduction will coincide with Portsmouth City Council launching new Commuter and Visitor passes. Customers will be able to purchase a Commuterpass 50, Commuterpass 20, or …

ThunderCat Racing UK on Southsea Seafront

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Head to Castle Field on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July for Rounds 9 and 10 of the ThunderCat Racing Championship 2016. Expect a packed day of off- and -on-the-water action for all the family to enjoy — two days of vibrant exhilarating racing just off Southsea seafront between The …
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Spinnaker Tower added to UK rough guide of most accessible attractions

Imaginative new features are helping transform the experience of days out in the Southeast for disabled visitors according to the new Rough Guide to Accessible Britain, which includes 17 attractions from the Southeast in a new 2016 edition. A wheelchair accessible roundabout at the Thomley Activity Centre in Buckinghamshire, a …

Stephanie Moon brings world-class Sky Dining event to Spinnaker Tower

This summer, Portsmouth’s most iconic landmark will be presenting a unique dining experience 100m high above the city of Portsmouth, as multi-award-winning celebrity chef Stephanie Moon presents Sky Dining at the Spinnaker Tower. As well as offering one of the most unique dining locations in the UK, Sky Dining guests will …