A spectacular waterfront city, with the historic Portsmouth Dockyard at its heart, Portsmouth is a city that remains proud of its remarkable naval and maritime heritage, and rightly so.
Nowadays, this dynamic, vibrant city is a flourishing tourist hotspot, frequented for its beautiful waterfront, live music venues, historical museums, art galleries, and profound literary heritage. Did you know that Portsmouth was the birthplace of iconic 19th-century British author, Charles Dickens?
Portsmouth remains a major port city, home to one of the UK’s largest International ports. You should head to Portsmouth’s National Museum of the Royal Navy, to learn more about the British naval heritage of this ever-evolving Hampshire city.