The Best Landmark in Portsmouth

Hand-picked top 3 landmarks in Portsmouth, UK. 50-Point Inspection includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!


Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth PO5 3PA

Since 1544

Tourist Attraction, Events, Historical Place, Curtain Wall, Tudor Wall, Counterscarp Gallery, Caponier, Glacis, Lighthouse, The Courtyard Cafe, Wedding, Education and Group Programs, Children Programs, Exhibition, Workshop, Collections, Group Visits, School Visits & Gift Shop

Free admission for all visitors ● It was one in a series of forts constructed for King Henry VIII, in what was the most ambitious scheme of coastal defence since Roman times ● The castle was to be an active military base for over 400 years ● The most exciting 19th century addition is an under-ground tunnel (Counterscarp gallery) around the moat

Registration 4212326


Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon Closed

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Henderson Road, Eastney, Portsmouth PO4 9JF

Since 1887

Museum, House, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Educational Programs, Schools/colleges Programs, Group Programs, Wheelchairs Access, Events & Shop

Free Admission ● It is a Grade II -listed Victorian engine house ● It contains two 150 hp James Watt & Co. beam engines ● The pumps were built as part of a plan to improve Portsmouth's sewage system ● This impressive Victorian building contains different spectacular engines and pumps

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Mon - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AB

Since 1890

Historical Place, Iconic Local Building, Collections, Concerts, Weddings, Shows, Events, Conference Venue, Special Occasions, Venue Hire, Civic Town Hall, Bell Tower, Cafe, Art Galleries, Meeting Rooms & Business Lounge

The building was designed in the neo-classical style ● It was designed by Leeds architect, William Hill, who was inspired to improve upon an almost-identical model ● The main hall has a standing capacity of up to 2,500 for concerts, whilst other rooms can accommodate up to 500 people for weddings or banquets

Registration 1153358

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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun Closed

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