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Travel and visitor information

Attractions and Places to Visit

Bird-watching by boat - Langstone Harbour
Browndown, near Gosport - An extraordinary landscape of shingle, like Dungeness in Kent
Charles Dicken's Birthplace
Cumberland Fort - The last bastioned fort to be built in England
The Cumberland House Museum - Meet a life-sized iguanodon and walk among the butterflies in Southsea!
The D-Day Museum - Nowhere is 'The Longest Day' more vividly recalled
Explosion! - Museum of Naval Firepower
Farlington Marshes - One of England's premier bird-watching areas
Fort Brockhurst, Gosport
Gosport Discovery Centre - Hampshire's History on your Doorstep
Havant Museum - Hampshire's History on your Doorstep
HMS Victory
HMS Warrior 1860
Mary Rose
Port Solent - Portsmouth's outstanding marina and quayside development
Portsdown Hill - Spectacular viewpoint across the harbour
Portsmouth Cathedral
Portsmouth City Museum and Records Office
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Royal Naval Museum
Royal Naval Submarine Museum
Solent Way - Emsworth to Milford-on-Sea (60 miles)
Southsea Castle
Spinnaker Tower
Spitbank Fort - The only sea fort open to the public...
Staunton Country Park
The Staunton Way - Langstone Harbour to Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Petersfield (12 miles)
Wayfarer's Walk - Emsworth to Inkpen Beacon (70 miles)
Westbury Manor Museum, Fareham

Cinemas, Theatres and Arts Centres in the South East Hampshire area.
Conference Venues in Portsmouth

Travel Information for Visitors

Tourist and Other Information sources

Local Tourist Information
Tourist Information Centre,
The Hard,
Hampshire PO1 3QJ

Telephone: (023) 9282 6722

Local Council
Portsmouth City Council,
Civic Offices,
Guildhall Square,
Hampshire PO1 2AL

Telephone: (023) 9283 4092

Parking in Portsmouth

Many public car parks, including Multi Storey,  are provided throughout the City and are well signposted.


Portsmouth provides a wonderful selection of places to eat including pubs, restaurants, fast food outlets and cafes.

Access by Public Transport

Portsmouth has a BR Station (service from London, Southampton, Petersfield and Chichester).  Public Bus Services operate from Winchester, Southampton, Petersfield and Chichester.