VISIT PORTSMOUTH DIGITAL GUIDE
Put the Wind in Your Sails with a short break in Portsmouth
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Home to world-class attractions, spectacular events, a great creative and cultural offer, plus fabulous places to eat, drink and stay, Portsmouth is the top destination choice on the south coast.
Explore Portsmouth Historic Dockyard including the historic ships Mary Rose, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and M.33 along with the National Museum of the Royal Navy.
Enjoy the breath-taking panoramic views from the iconic Emirates Spinnaker Tower then visit Gunwharf Quays to shop at over 90 premium designer outlets and eat at one of 30 cosmopolitan bars and restaurants.
Southsea has something for everyone, from unique independent shops, boutiques and restaurants, to wide-open spaces and seafront attractions. Don’' miss the D-Day Story museum and nearby Henry VIII's Southsea Castle.
With its narrow cobbled streets and historic fortifications, bustling Camber Dock, Hotwalls Studios, traditional pubs, restaurants, and local fish market, Old Portsmouth is the perfect place for a stroll.
For literary fans, Portsmouth is both the birthplace of Charles Dickens (open as a museum) and the location where Sherlock Holmes was created - find out more at Portsmouth Museum.
New for 2021
The D-Day Story museum just got better with the arrival of the massive LCT7074. This enormous vehicle carried ten tanks at a time over to Normandy during the D-Day campaign and is now where visitors begin their visit.
Order the Visit Portsmouth visitor brochure today to find out more and book your next visit!