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 Warrior 1860
Port Solent - Portsmouth's outstanding marina and quayside development
Portsdown Hill - Spectacular viewpoint across the harbour
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)
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
Travel Information for Visitors
Tourist and Other Information sources
Local Tourist Information
Tourist Information Centre,
Hampshire PO1 3QJ
Telephone: (023) 9282 6722
Portsmouth City Council,
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.