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Portsmouth Naval Memorial

Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, England
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Towering memorial on sea front

Walking along seafront you spot the memorial from quite a distance away - unfortunately it’s on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Important tribute

Walking along Southsea front we saw the Memorial from some distance before we realised what it was... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
MLambert51
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, England
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"fitting tribute"
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"who lost their lives"
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"sea front"
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"beautiful monument"
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"portland stone"
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"naval personnel"
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"world war"
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"esplanade"
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"wars"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking along seafront you spot the memorial from quite a distance away - unfortunately it’s on opposite side of road so you have do some traffic dodging to get there. Information boards are located around the base which give an insight to both the area...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Walking along Southsea front we saw the Memorial from some distance before we realised what it was. It is an impressive and fitting tribute, and we took the opportunity to try and explain its significance to our young sons.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Very blowey today but wonderful tribute to the men, women and animals that sacriced there selves for all of us

Thank Tim T
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The Portsmouth Naval Memorial is a wonderful tribute to the brave and selfless sailors who lost their lives fighting for this country. It is a real touching experience to see all the names of the people who died so we could have our way of...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Clean and well maintained. Beautiful monument for those who served their country and lost their lives.

Thank Excell1965
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Its quite an atmospheric place to visit, reading the names on the plaques brings home the immensity of our naval losses, defending our nation, during the last world wars, each name was someones family member & would have been mourned by them greatly. Set on...More

Thank Sidawat
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

this is Portsmouths main memorial to those lost fighting for our country. Names/regiments etc on the surrounding walls,its the standout feature on Southsea common.

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

What a sight to behold driving down the road. Awesome memorial, and kept clean and pristine, a joy to look at.

Thank lilger
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This morning I ran 12 kms along Southsea Esplanade and went past this Memorial which is quite a striking monument to the war dead. I had a good run and averaged five and a half minutes per km which is not too shabby for seventy...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Found that a relative of mine who was lost on HMS HOOD was commemorated on this memorial. Decided to visit and after some searching managed to locate the name we were looking for. Very moving.

Thank B W
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