Visit the world famous historic ships at the home of the Royal Navy. Go aboard HMS VictoryHMS AllianceHMS Warrior 1860and see the Mary Rose Museum for the best day out in the South of England.

Portsmouth Harbour’s leading attraction also includes the National Museum of the Royal NavyAction Stations and Harbour Tours.

The Historic Dockyard is a great place to experience 800 years of naval history surrounded by working docks and historic buildings.

There are lots of things to do for the kids, plenty of family eventsschool holiday activitiestalks and exhibitions.

Make sure if you plan to see the Mary Rose exhibition, that you book on-line before you go. Otherwise you may find that you have to wait in line for several hours as numbers of visitors per hour are limited. You will also need to print out your admission tickets...the confirmation email they send you isn't acceptable.  

There is lots to see in the Dockyard...allow at least four hours depending on how fast you walk! Also allow time to visit the delightful 'Afternoon Tea" rooms...a lovely choice for traditional English cream tea and cakes!