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Southsea Common

Clarence Esplanade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PB, England
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A delightful place to spend a peaceful few hours.

Southsea Common hasn't changed a great deal in all the years I have been going there. That's a... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
CSK33
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Busy.

Right on the sea front between the 2 piers,the common is an old established *Green* area,with some... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Chris L
,
Pskov, Russia
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Clarence Esplanade | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PB, England
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Southsea Common hasn't changed a great deal in all the years I have been going there. That's a good thing too! Such a pleasant green area to walk; it's by the seaside and there are plenty of nearby pubs and restaurants for when you get...More

Thank CSK33
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Right on the sea front between the 2 piers,the common is an old established *Green* area,with some pathways,views across Spithead to the Isle of Wight. Cold and nothing to do in the Winter,but a good place for picnics and summer activities/shows/circuses etc.

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

On every previous occasion we have visited Southsea,there has always been something occurring on this common.We were there a few years ago and there was a car show,previous to this there was the circus and there has also been car shows too,the latter i thoroughly...More

Thank shane s
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Here for the Cancer Research UK Race For LIfe event. Well organised event for charity on this great common. Alovely day for a good cause.

Thank tezpil
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This large Common area has been a jewel in the City over generations. Used today for general relaxation, at times it sees Fun Fairs, Circuses, Music Concerts, America's Cup crowds, Kite Festivals and so on. At other times it reverts to a simple Park used...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Circus go here flower shows bus ralleys car ralleys markets stalls to go with these Vetren parades and fairs

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Southsea Common is a wonderful place for all ages. We visit very often and there is always a lot to do. This time we visited a performance of Moscow State Circus. All was brilliant experience. It was well organised, ticket office, toilets, food & drinks,...More

Thank desito07
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

A great buffer between the buildings and the sea with lots of space for youngsters to safely run about. It is used throughout the year for various events but when these are not on it is open to all. Some litter bins had overflowed and...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Large area very popular with tourists and locals. Very busy when weather is good. Plenty to do and see.

Thank GMunson
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Visiting friends, we stayed at a nearby hotel and were very pleasently surprised with the seafront park. Clean well maintained and a very pleasant stroll

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oojjiibboo
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Response from desito07 | Reviewed this property |
Morning, take the train to Portsmouth Harbour and then you can walk to the sea front. There are plenty and cafes in Gunwarf (the big shopping area), it's right next to the station. If you want to see the kites or the... More
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