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Portsmouth

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Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.Portsmouth is located in the South East region of England, United Kingdom.

General Information

Portsmouth is located in the South East region of EnglandUnited Kingdom and was once an important naval port and is now home to the world's oldest dry dock.  The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is amongst the city's most important sights and is a favourite amongst tourists.   The famous HMS Victory (on which Admiral Nelson was killed), HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose (favourite of Henry VIII which capsized on its maiden voyage in 1545) are on display here.  

Portsmouth is the United Kingdom's only island city in that it lies on Portsea Island, where the Solent and the English Channel meet.  The island is separated from the mainland by a narrow creek and is the most densely populated city in the UK.

Things to do and see in Portsmouth

There are many attractions in and around Portsmouth to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  

Some of the activities are :-​

  • Portchester Castle
  • Eastney Beam Engine House​ - pair of glorious James Watt beam engines​
  • Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum - house where the author was born in 1812
  • The Spinnaker Tower - 170m above Portsmouth with views over the harbour
  • Blue Reef Aquarium 

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Portsmouth

Portsmouth is geared towards tourists and offers a large variety of accommodation options in and around the area.  Bed and breakfasts, hotels, inns and pub accommodation, there is something to suit every taste and budget.  

Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Portsmouth

There are several restaurants for the fine diner, as well as some wonderful eateries and the many pubs which provide superb local fare.  

There are many businesses in the area which provide various outlets from retail to industry and wholesale.  

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

Portsmouth Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.visitportsmouth.co.uk/
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