Walk on air for stunning views over the Solent

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Explore Portsmouth this summer, with towering visitor attractions, outdoor activities and the America’s Cup World Series racing.

Portsmouth is packed with things for the family to see and do this summer. Walk on air across the glass floor with a visit to the top of the 170m tall Spinnaker Tower. Be wowed by the amazing views, stretching over 23 miles across the countryside and Solent to the Isle of Wight. Use the i-VIEW interactive interpretation screens and enjoy special family activities planned for the Tower's 10th anniversary year.

Visit nearby Portsmouth Historic Dockyard or walk through Old Portsmouth, the new home to Ben Ainslie Racing where you can learn about yacht racing, innovations and technology. This July you can also see the beautiful yachts in action during the America’s Cup World Series hosted in Portsmouth. 

Take a trip into Southsea for a paddle in the sea, play games on Southsea Common or visit one of the many seafront attractions and events. With waterfront cafes, bars and restaurants there's plenty of choice for when you need to recharge your batteries. Stay over with a great choice of family friendly B&Bs, guest houses and hotels to suit all budgets.

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