Snack by the Sea on Southsea Common

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Pack up a picnic, bring a blanket and enjoy the sea air on Southsea Common, the perfect place to spend a sunny Portsmouth afternoon.

When the weather's good, you can't beat Southsea's seafront. With miles and miles of pebble beaches to explore and gigantic green spaces, you can soak up the sea air and enjoy nature's playground.

After you've polished off your picnic, you can let off some steam and burn off those cheese and pickle sandwiches at one of the many tennis courts, beach volleyball courts, play parks and splash areas that are dotted around the expansive green spaces.

Southsea Common also plays host to a whole programme of special events throughout the year including one of the world's biggest and best kite festivals, the Great South Run, free music festivals and much more.

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