A stunning seaside city complete with vast beachfront and range of eclectic venues, in Portsmouth you can find just about anything to ensure a fantastic day out.
You could spend a whole day strolling through its beautiful marina, across its sandy beach or treading the boards on the South Parade Pier, but there’s plenty more to see and do besides.
There’s always a wide range of festivals, markets, tours, talks and comedy shows taking place at one of Portsmouth’s many magnificent museums, galleries, theatres or parks.
Catch a gig in the stunning surrounds of The Guildhall, or dance your socks off until dawn in one of Portsmouth’s lively nightclubs.
Build up a sweat and take your pick from Portsmouth’s many sporting venues, follow in Tom Daley’s footsteps and take a dive into an Olympic sized swimming pool, or take off down a cycle trail that winds its way through the city and out into scenic countryside.
For a day of rich history you can take a guided trail through Old Portsmouth and visit the birthplace of Charles Dickens, or unwind with a wander around 15 acres of sublime greenery at Victoria Park.