Take a step back in time in Southsea

Portsmouth, Hampshire

From the Tudor ramparts of Henry VIII's Southsea Castle, to The D-Day Story and Highland Road Cemetery, there's plenty of Portsmouth’s heritage for you to explore in the seaside town of Southsea.

Situated on Southsea seafront is The D-Day Story, the UK's only museum dedicated solely to covering all aspects of the D-Day Landings in Normandy, France on 6 June 1944. The museum's centrepiece is the marvellous 83-metre long Overlord Embroidery, a tribute to the sacrifice and heroism of those who took part.

Behind the Museum is Southsea Castle, where Henry VIII watched the sinking of his favourite ship, the Mary Rose. Take in the view of this historic fort then walk along the waterfront to find somewhere to settle for lunch. 

With a range of accommodation and great places to eat nearby, treat yourself to a waterside break away from it all.


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