Portsmouth weekend breaks
Portsmouth is a city steeped in history with an impressive cast of characters from maritime heroes to literary giants. The Queen's Harbour Master is home to some magnificent ships such as the HMS Victory & HMS Warrior 1860. When you're not admiring the harbour you can splash your cash in Portsmouth's outlet shopping centre; Gunwharf Quays. Or how about hiring a boat and experiencing a sailing day in the English Channel?
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Why Have A Weekend In Portsmouth?
Portsmouth is the perfect destination for a weekend break, a city on the sea packed with things to do. Enjoy an irresistible mix of history and heritage, specialist shopping for the shopping weekend, lively arts, great restaurants and bars and a programme of year round events. From the harbour to the beach Portsmouth has more and more to offer each year. Sailing has long been tried and tested and we can suggest a number of sailing experiences. For the more experienced with a number of big boat sailing options available. Just call and we will help organise the perfect weekend break in Portsmouth.
May: Mutiny Festival
July: Southsea Food Festival
August: Victorious Festival
September: Southsea Fest
Daily Bus Ticket: £4.20
Daily Parking Price: £19
Uber Is Available
Walkable In Heels
Did You Know
Roughly 6,000 trees were used to construct the HMS Victory
Arnold Schwarzenegger lived in Pompey for 2 years
Harry Redknapp holds the Key to the City
Les Mis was partly filmed in Portsmouth
Best Place For A Beverage
Average Pint: £3.00
The Duke of Buckingham
The Hole In The Wall
The Bridge Tavern
Portsmouth is one of our most popular destinations in the UK, and it's no wonder why! In the past 17+ years, we've seen thousands of people venture into the seaside town and come out the other end with nothing but smiles, a minuscule sun tan and a few sore heads... The harbour is home to historical ships, designer outlet shops and retro fish & chip restaurants.