All you need to know about Portsmouth

Portsmouth is packed with things to do and fast becoming Britain’s favourite waterfront destination, with more to offer year on year. Portsmouth offers an irresistible mix of history and heritage, shopping and lively arts. Bars and restaurants are plentiful.


As a significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth is home to the world’s oldest dry dock still in use and also home to some famous ships, including HMS Warrior, the Tudor carrack Mary Rose and Lord Nelson‘s flagship, HMS Victory. Although smaller than in its heyday, the naval base remains a major dockyard and base for the Royal Navy and Royal Marine Commandos whose Headquarters resides there.


Portsmouth offers a unique shopping experience; from the award winning Gunwharf Quaysand major high-street names in the city centre to the array of independent, vintage and quirky shops in Southsea.

Things to do

From the pomp and ceremony of our proud naval and maritime heritage, to towering world-class visitor attractions, museums and galleries, unique shopping destinations, great places to eat and miles and miles of beautiful seafront, Portsmouth offers something for absolutely everyone.

Eating and Drinking

A tasty teacake in Old Portsmouth, a cosmopolitan cocktail at Gunwharf Quays or fabulous fish and chips by the sea, Portsmouth has something to tantalise all tastebuds.

Casual cafe bars and waterfront restaurants sit alongside vibrant independent eateries, popular curry houses and gastro pubs.

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