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Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum, Portsmouth

Museum
Hampshire
About 0.8 miles away
The famous writer Charles Dickens was born in this modest house in Portsmouth England in 1812 The house has miraculously survived and is now preserved as a [...]

King James's and Landport Gates, Portsmouth

Hampshire
About 1.4 miles away
Two ornamental gateways once part of Portsmouth s defences King James s Gate of 1687 has been moved but Landport Gate [...]

Treadgold Museum (Treadgolds of Portsea)

Museum
Hampshire
About 1.5 miles away

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Museum
Portsmouth City
About 1.7 miles away
HMS Victory The most famous warship in the world the greatest British Naval hero of all time and the only surviving battle scarred sail from [...]

Mary Rose Museun

Museum
Hampshire
About 1.7 miles away
During action in 1545 Henry VIII 39 s favourite warship the Mary Rose sank in the Solent with over 400 men on board [...]

HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Maritime heritage site
Hampshire
About 1.7 miles away
HMS VICTORY is the oldest commissioned warship in the world and is still manned by Officers and Ratings of the Royal Navy She is now the flagship [...]

National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Museum
Hampshire
About 1.7 miles away
The history of the Royal Navy dates back over a thousand years to King Alfred s first battle at sea in 882 The Navy has defended Britain from [...]

Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Maritime heritage site
Hampshire
About 1.7 miles away
Action Stations is a hi tech visitor attraction that offers visitors of all ages an insight into the modern day Royal Navy As well as two climbing exhibits [...]

Eastney Beam Engine House, Portsmouth

Industrial heritage site
Hampshire
About 1.8 miles away
Come see and feel the powerful and majestic James Watt Beam Engines in full steam These engines are still housed [...]

HMS Warrior 1860 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Maritime heritage site
Hampshire
About 1.8 miles away
As you arrive at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard the stunning sleek black lines of Britain s first iron hulled armoured battleship take your breath away [...]

Royal Marines Museum

Museum
Hampshire
About 1.8 miles away
RALLY THE TROOPS and DISCOVER THE ROYAL MARINES Explore and discover the stories behind the elite fighting force that is the Royal Marines With interactive displays [...]

Portsmouth Natural History Museum

Museum
Hampshire
About 1.8 miles away
Portsmouth is a very special place for wildlife in Britain, it has many different habitats in a very small area and at Portsmouth Natural History Museum you can explore them all.

aspex

Gallery
Hampshire
About 1.9 miles away
aspex Portsmouth s leading contemporary art gallery provides a fantastic environment to take time out to discover contemporary visual art to be inspired learn to [...]

Portsmouth Cathedral

Religious site
Hampshire
About 1.9 miles away
Portsmouth Cathedral welcomes visitors for services tours or simply a wander around The understated beauty of Portsmouth Cathedral inspires the many visitors that come here Its light [...]

Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth

Hampshire
About 2 miles away
Royal Garrison Church was constructed c 1212 as part of a hospital complex Although the nave was badly damaged in a 1941 fire bomb raid on [...]

Square Tower, Portsmouth

Castle or defences
Hampshire
About 2.1 miles away
The Square Tower is one of the oldest surviving parts of Portsmouth s fortifications built to defend the city and the harbour Built in 1494 it [...]

D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery, Portsmouth

Museum
Hampshire
About 2.2 miles away
The D Day Museum was established in 1984 to tell the story of Operation Overlord from its origins in the dark days of 1940 to victory in Normandy in [...]

Fort Cumberland

Hampshire
About 2.2 miles away
Perhaps England s most impressive piece of 18th century defensive architecture Fort Cumberland was reconstructed in pentagonal form by the Duke of Richmond between 1785 and 1810 [...]

Southsea Castle, Portsmouth

Maritime heritage site
Hampshire
About 2.3 miles away
Built in 1544 Southsea Castle was part of a series of fortifications constructed by Henry VIII around England s coasts to protect the country from invaders Barely [...]

Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower

Museum
Hampshire
About 2.4 miles away
Explosion The Museum of Naval Firepower is a multi million pound interactive museum set in the historic former Royal Navy armaments depot at Priddy s [...]

Royal Navy Submarine Museum

Museum
Hampshire
About 2.6 miles away

Hampshire Naval Collection

Maritime heritage site
Hampshire
About 2.6 miles away

SEARCH - Hampshire Museums' Hands-On Centre

Museum
Hampshire
About 2.6 miles away
SEARCH is a hands on centre for history and natural sciences in Gosport We offer a range of exciting activity sessions for primary schools using real museum collections [...]

Portchester Castle

Hampshire
About 2.8 miles away
Looking for a fun family day out Visit Portchester Castle in Hampshire South East England It provides the perfect setting for a relaxed fun [...]

1642 Living History Village

Open space, park or garden
Hampshire
About 3.3 miles away

Fort Brockhurst

Hampshire
About 3.7 miles away
One of a number of forts built in the 1850s and 1860s to protect Portsmouth and its vital harbour against a French invasion Largely unaltered the [...]

Royal Military Police Museum

Museum
Hampshire
About 4.8 miles away
Since the 1950s wherever the RMP have undertaken their training a collection of historic artefacts has also been housed Using the past to instil both a [...]

The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre

Museum
Hampshire
About 4.9 miles away
The museum displays the area's history and the nationally important Vokes firearms collection.

Ashcroft Arts Centre

Gallery
Hampshire
About 5.6 miles away
The Ashcroft is a thriving Theatre and Community Arts Centre providing a varied programme of professional Theatre Music Comedy Film Dance and Visual Arts earning [...]

Westbury Manor Museum

Museum
Hampshire
About 5.7 miles away

Staunton Country Park

Open space, park or garden
Hampshire
About 6 miles away
Staunton Country Park offers a fantastic day out for all the family Encompassing over 1 000 acres it remains one of the few remaining examples of a listed [...]

The Hovercraft Museum Trust

Maritime heritage site
Hampshire
About 6.1 miles away
The Hovercraft Museum based in Lee on the Solent has the only collection in the world of historic hovercraft There are 60 hovercraft within several hangars [...]

Emsworth Museum

Museum
Hampshire
About 6.4 miles away
The Museum opened in 1988 was formed to archive and display the history of Emsworth and its surroundings to make the public aware of Emsworth s [...]

Titchfield Abbey

Hampshire
About 7.7 miles away
The ruins of a 13th century Premonstratensian abbey later converted into a Tudor mansion The church was rebuilt as a grand turreted gatehouse Information panels [...]

The Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre & Maritime Museum

Museum
Isle of Wight
About 8.2 miles away

Hambledon Village

Historic site
Hampshire
About 8.4 miles away
This small village in Hampshire has been named the cradle of cricket after it nurtured the fledgling game of the eighteenth century.

Bembridge Windmill

Historic building
Isle of Wight
About 8.6 miles away
This tiny gem the only surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight is one of its most iconic images Built around 1700 it last operated [...]

Stansted Park

West Sussex
About 8.6 miles away
One of the most elegant country houses in the south set in extraordinary landscaped parkland setting and fronting onto the largest beech avenue in England cut in [...]

Nunwell House

Isle of Wight
About 9.5 miles away
The picturesque house has been a family home since 1522 and is of great historic and architectural interest It was here that Sir John Oglander was host [...]

Osborne House

Isle of Wight
About 9.6 miles away
It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot such were the words of Queen Victoria after her first visit to Osborne House on the [...]

Brading Roman Villa

Maritime heritage site
Isle of Wight
About 10 miles away
Brading Villa is an unusual maritime Villa sited at the eastern end of the Isle of Wight Situated in the English Channel the island lies some 4 [...]

Butser Ancient Farm

Archaeological site
Hampshire
About 10.1 miles away

Cowes Maritime Museum

Museum
Isle of Wight
About 10.5 miles away
The museum has a small exhibition area that currently displays model boats from the Maritime Collection The Museum has an extensive photographic and paper archive depicting yachting and [...]

Bursledon Brickworks Trust

Industrial heritage site
Hampshire
About 11 miles away
Visit Bursledon Brickworks founded in 1897 for a fascinating insight into our industrial past Special activity days featuring live steam and hands on activities including [...]

Robin Hill Adventure Park

Amusement or theme park
Isle of Wight
About 11.4 miles away
88 acres of fun for everyone a complete day out for all the family From downland walks to a day of fun and adventure [...]

Bishop's Waltham Palace

Hampshire
About 11.7 miles away
The ruins of a medieval palace together with later additions used by the Bishops and senior clergy of Winchester as they travelled through their diocese [...]

Isle of Wight Bus and Coach Museum

Museum
Isle of Wight
About 12 miles away
The Isle of Wight Bus Coach Museum was established in 1997 and contains an impressive display of vintage buses and coaches collected to show the Island [...]

Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight

Gallery
Isle of Wight
About 12.2 miles away
Quay Arts is the Isle of Wight s leading art gallery and venue for live arts events It is situated in a converted 19th Century [...]

Museum of Island History

Museum
Isle of Wight
About 12.2 miles away
A museum presenting the story of the Isle of Wight from the time of the dinosaurs to the present day. Discover the Island through interactive displays.

Newport Roman Villa

Museum
Isle of Wight
About 12.6 miles away
The Villa was discovered in 1926 when an owner of a nearby house sank foundations for a garage Subsequent excavations revealed extensive remains of a late Romano [...]



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