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All reviewsspice islandcobbled streetsround towergarrison churchsquare towermillennium walkinteresting areapubs and restaurantsnice walkisle of wightwatch the boatsbusy harbourgunwharf quayssteeped in historysea fronthigh streetwander around
We visit Old Portsmouth on any occasion that we can. It is delightful to walk along the promenade and watch the boats on the Solent with the ferrys coming and going. Or stand on the Historic 'Round tower' watching the sea activity. Below are beautiful...More
Just returned from a 4 night stay in Southsea and loved visiting Old Portsmouth. We enjoyed a boat tour of the harbour, visit to the Mary Rose exhibition, and a day on the Isle of Wight. It’s great to see that Southsea Pier has been...More
We would love to go to the area, walk around the spice island, have a drink and look out across the harbour from the Bridge Tavern. Now totally spoilt by the ‘sailing building’, the high rise boat racks and the lack of parking.
We called in to Portsmouth on a coach holiday, we were dropped at the halfway point between Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays shopping mall. I can visit shopping Malls anywhere and the Historic Dockyard is quite expensive so I decided to go for a...More
Well worth the walk to get to this bustling and interesting historical place. Great to sit out and enjoy a few drinks and watch the world go by. You have a non-stop moving panorama of the ships moving in and out of the harbour.Just a...More
Stayed in an apartment in Spice Island House overlooking the entrance to the harbour. Continuous stream of commercial and warships passing the window. Adjacent to two iconic historical Inns and only 20 minute walk to the historic naval harbour