Whether you are coming from abroad or from the UK, Portsmouth is a fabulous city for summer visitors.

As both an historic port town and a modern university city Portsmouth offers plenty to do in the summer months,

from the beach to the new sports facilities at The Mountbatten Centre,

from the unspoilt  pubs in the Old City, to night life at Gun Wharf Quays and, July and August are the best months to be here.


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The Spinnaker Tower - with 3 viewing platforms and the largest glass floor in Europe.

Visit the Historic Dockyard to see Nelson’s Victory, The Warrior and Henry VIII’s Mary Rose.

The Wedgwood Rooms – venue for music, comedy and live entertainment

The Kings Theatre

New Theatre Royal

Portsmouth Guildhall

Cellars at Eastney

Live Pub music

Clubbing in Portsmouth

Porchester Castle – A Roman Fort and Castle with moat, offering historical live events.

The Mountbatten Centre – Olympic size swimming pool and other sports and leisure facilities.

Castle Street where Peter Sellers was born

Langstone Harbour – visit the 15th Century Pub selling real ales

Ferry to the Isle of Wight – Visit Queen Victoria’s summer residence, sandy beaches, the quaint Godshill Village and the many attractions on the  Isle of Wight , and of course the Festival.

Ferries to the France and Spain.

Local Festivals including Chichester and Brighton,  visit the famous lanes in Brighton

Rail Links to London Waterloo

Southsea Castle built by Henry VIII

Southsea Aquarium

D Day Museum and see the wonderful Overlord Tapestry

Marines Museum

Port Solent Marina