Charles Dickens Birthplace
Birthplace of Charles Dickens visitor attraction.☎ 0239221879Recommended by Roy Hennesey, Sussex
170ft tower offering stunning views over the south coast.☎ 02392857520
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Guide to what's on at Portsmouth's historic dockyard.☎ 02392984595
Nelson's flagship visitor attraction.☎ 02392727582Recommended by Mike Hesketh, Poole
We provide the best family boat hire experience you will ever encounter. Our miniature ships are huge fun to drive.
Paint your own pottery studio.☎ (023)92825010
One of the largest amusement parks on the south coast.☎ 02392821455
King James's And Landport Gates
English Heritage - Two ornamental gateways, once part of Portsmouth's defences. King James's Gate (of 1687) has been moved.
Royal Garrison Church
English Heritage - Royal Garrison Church was constructed c. 1212 as part of a hospital complex.
Castle Mini Golf
18 Hole Crazy Golf. 18 Hole Putting Greens. 9 Hole Par 3 Pitch & Putt.
Hayling Seaside Railway
The Hayling Seaside Railway began life as the East Hayling Light Railway, formed by Bob Haddock.
Recommended by Neil Matthews, London
Funland Amusement Park offers the whole family a great day out with a wide range of fantastic attractions for young and old.
English Heritage - Remains of a wealthy Augustinian priory, originally founded at Portchester: once a famous place of pilgrimage.
English Heritage - Perhaps England's most impressive piece of 18th-century defensive architecture.
Southsea Castle FREE
Built in 1544, the Castle was part of a series of fortifications constructed by Henry VIII around England's coasts.☎ 02392841625
English Heritage - 3rd century caste, perfect setting for a relaxed, fun, historic day out.
Blue Reef Aquarium
Spectacular aquarium and underwater adventure.☎ 02392875222
Interactive museum offering an insight into life in The Royal Navy.☎ 02392893316Recommended by Peter Lord, Southampton
Portsmouth City Museum FREE
Fascinating look at the history of Portsmouth and it's people.☎ 02392827261Recommended by Fiona Keenan, Portsmouth
D Day Museum
Britain’s only museum dedicated solely to covering all aspects of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France, on 6 June 1944.☎ 02392826722
Portsmouth Natural History Museum FREE
The museum tells the story of the wild things of the riverbank, marshes, woods and urban areas of Portsmouth.
Recommended by Elaine Cosworth, Southampton
Canoe Lake FREE
The main attraction is the man made boating lake which has pedal boats available for hire. There is a large children's play area.
Southsea Common FREE
The area is adjacent to the popular seafront promenade and beach, which is ideal for kite flying, picnics and informal ball games.
Farlington Marshes FREE
Farlington Marshes is the Trust’s oldest nature reserve. It is 125 hectares (308 acres) of flower-rich grazing marsh.
Lodge Arts Centre
Community Focused Arts Centre.☎ 02392870880
Portsmouth's leading Contemporary Art Gallery.☎ 02392778080
Ten-pin bowling centre.☎ 02392291234
Vue Cinema Portsmouth
Modern multi-screen cinema complex.☎ 03453084620
Best in independent and world cinema.
Odeon Port Solent
Multi-screen cinema.☎ 03330144501
The Phoenix Players
The Phoenix Players are looking for new talent - On and Off stage.☎ 08454676462
The King's Theatre
Elegant Edwardian playhouse offering an eclectic arts programme.
New Theatre Royal
Victorian theatre in the heart of the city.☎ 02392649000
The Wedgewood Rooms
Intimate and much loved live music venue.☎ 02392863911
Waterlooville Golf Club
Hayling Golf Club
This wonderful links golf course is found on the South Coast of England, just to the East of the historic maritime city of Portsmouth.
Portsmouth Golf Club
Portsmouth Golf Club was formed in 1926 and since 1972 has played over the Downland course off Crookhorn Lane overlooking Portsmouth, the Solent and the Isle of Wight.
Lively fitness centre.☎ 02392291687
Friendly gym and fitness centre.☎ 08445712920Recommended by Tim Stuart, Portsmouth
The Pyramids Centre
Portsmouth's largest entertainment complex located along Southsea Beach.
|Clarence Esplanade |
Waterlooville Leisure Centre
5m main swimming pool and learner pool. Sauna, steam room and sunbed. Air conditioned gym, exercise studio. Physiotherapy.
|Waterberry Drive |
Havant Leisure Centre
25m main swimming pool, diving pit and learner pool Sauna, steam room and sunbeds. Air conditioned gym, exercise studio, main hall.
Tennis, gym and fitness centre.☎ 02392222700
Swimming, spa, gym and live music venue.☎ 02392799977
Fitness and wellbeing centre.☎ 02392664748
Portsmouth Watersports Centre
Wide range of watersports on offer.☎ 02392663873
Learn to scuba dive.☎ 02392838773
Southsea Skatepark is arguably the oldest skatepark in the World, with the current ‘rink’ area dating back to the 1950s.
Fort Widley Equestrian Centre
Learn to ride.☎ 02392321223