Southsea is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Hampshire as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are nearby. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s list is the fabulous Portsmouth D-Day Museum and the much-loved Kings Theatre. Two other great attractions within a short distance of Southsea are the Blue Reef Aquarium and Southsea Castle.
Visitors to Southsea, looking for something different, should head to the nearby cultural attractions. There are plenty of excellent places where you can spend a couple of hours such as HMS Victory in Portsmouth, HMS Warrior and the Charles Dickens Birthplace. To experience Hampshire’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the popular performance venues such as Wedgewood Rooms.
Hampshire has a number of noteworthy sights such as the St. John's Cathedral in Portsmouth, Spinnaker Tower and the Cathedral of St. Thomas. To learn more about the local historic sights, visit Spitbank Fort in Portsmouth.
Grab your credit card and head to Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth for some retail therapy.
Spend an afternoon high in the stands of Fratton Park, Portsmouth, cheering on local favorites, the Portsmouth FC. On game days the stadium overflows with blue, white and red, as soccer fans join together to get behind their beloved team.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Make reservations for the Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays, the Holiday Inn Portsmouth, or the Abbey Lodge Guest House.