Port of Portsmouth

About Portsmouth, Guide and Tourist Attractions
(Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK)

Portsmouth has a long naval history as it is home to England's Royal Navy. Heritage is in abundance in both the harbour area and the town itself.

Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England and has plenty of beautiful scenery, charm and appeal.

What to do in Portsmouth

Visitors to the city can explore attractions such as forts, castles, historic ships and museums. There are also beaches nearby for those who want to swim or sunbathe.

Tourist Attractions

The main attraction in Portsmouth is the Historic Ships exhibition. The exhibit is centred on three famous naval vessels. Other maritime attractions include tours of a modern day frigate, Submarine World, the D-Day Museum and the Royal Marines Museum.

Historical forts include Spitbank Fort, Fort Widley, Southsea Castle and ancient Portchester Castle. In the Old Portsmouth district, you can also see the Round and Square Towers.

The Southsea area offers a traditional seaside promenade as well as many restaurants, bars, pubs and nightclubs. You may even want to visit the cultural venues such as theatres and art centres while in Southsea.

Portsmouth Port

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