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Old Portsmouth

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Portsmouth, England
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Old but very interesting part of the world

Old Portsmouth is soooo much nicer than modern Portsmouth (which is largely featureless and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Arundel, United Kingdom
great place to walk... and see the sea... - and with the new Arches studios and cafe... !!

Old Portsmouth has cracking pubs... it has two wonderful cafes to choose from... one in the new... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Old Portsmouth is soooo much nicer than modern Portsmouth (which is largely featureless and dominated by shopping). The history surrounds you in what was an old fishing and naval district. The Cathedral is unusual and worth a quick look see. You can then easily walk...More

1  Thank OutnAbout007
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Old Portsmouth has cracking pubs... it has two wonderful cafes to choose from... one in the new Arches development...and one that does SUPERB breakfasts near the "point". Pubs are friend... the high view points are mostly wheel chair accessible... views out to sea - with...More

2  Thank Ordessa
Reviewed 11 September 2016

the wonderful chime of the bells on Sunday morning - fabulous. Visited for the Portsmouth Arts Society exhibition - fantastic standard and will return. Cathedral is truly part of the community. Nice to see the smart and well behaved youngsters from PGS heading to assembly...More

1  Thank Memz99
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Old Portsmouth is the part of town from where the Isle of Wight ferry departs and where the cathedral's located. There's a mixture of small local type shops, bars and cafes mixed in with old and new housing. Parking can be a bit difficult but...More

1  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Old Portsmouth fronts onto the channel between Gosport and Portsea Island. It is a mix of residential accommodation, mainly flats, apartments and townhouses and some really interesting places to visit -from the cathedral to Hotwalls Studios, places to eat - a cafe to some good...More

2  Thank Peter E
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Interesting buildings, great pubs with good food and plenty of outdoor seating watch the boats go by.Visit Hot Walls, and nearby Gunwarf Quays

Thank jeneva2016
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Lovely place for an amble and to take in the character of the buildings as you pass by. Away from the hustle and bustle.

Thank freelander28
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We followed the millenium walkway and wandered round the old town twice on our visit to Portsmouth this weekend. There is lots to see and plenty of places to stop for something to eat and drink. Lots of opportunity for People Watching and also looking...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 28 August 2016

enjoyed a wonderful walk along the sea front topped off with a lovely evening sitting in the sun and enjoying a few beers and a meal at the Greene King Pub

Thank denewicks
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Walked around Old Portsmouth and it was clean, interesting and busy. Walked from the Royal Marines museum to Gunwharf Quays and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Mapesworth
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