Wheat grain is a much healthier alternative and is usually available at the Canoe Lake cafe that is located nearby. The park is accessed from St. Helen's Parade, where you can enjoy free entry to Portsmouth's Natural History Museum at Cumberland House (see 'External Links').
Chichester Harbour is a large natural harbour to the south west of the city of Chichester on the Solent. It straddles the boundary of West Sussex and Hampshire. It is one of four natural harbours in that area of the coastline, the others being Portsmouth Harbour, Langstone Harbour and Pagham Harbour.
Welcome To Clarence Pier Clarence Pier Southsea is one of the largest amusement parks on the south coast and boasts all manner of amusements, rides and activities for all the family. The Arcades and Pirate Pete's Indoor Adventure Playground are open all year.
The D-Day Story (Formerly the D-Day Museum) is located in Southsea, Portsmouth in Hampshire, England. Opened in 1984 by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, it tells the story of Operation Overlord during the Normandy D-Day landings. The museum houses the Overlord Embroidery and the display involves a film show including original footage and archive film.
The Emirates Spinnaker Tower is a 170-metre (560 ft) landmark observation tower in Portsmouth, England, UK. It is the centrepiece of the redevelopment of Portsmouth Harbour, which was supported by a National Lottery grant. Its shape was chosen by Portsmouth residents from a selection.
Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower is a hands on, interactive Museum set in the historic setting of a former gunpowder and munitions depot at Priddy’s Hard, on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour. Immerse yourself in the world of weaponry and firearms, which is fearsome, powerful and inventive.
Farlington is a district of Portsmouth. It is located in the north east of the city and is not actually on Portsea Island. Farlington was incorporated into the city in 1932 and now forms a continuous development with Cosham and Drayton. It is in the Drayton and Farlington ward of the city.
The research establishment at Fort Cumberland in Portsmouth covers the following subject areas: Archaeology; Archaeological Science; Archaeological Archives; Fort Cumberland is also home to the Nautical Archaeology Society and the south west office of the CITiZAN project.
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An eighty-hectare site surrounding the fortifications of Hilsea Lines ancient monument, this popular walking spot includes woodland, meadows and fresh brackish lakes. It is remarkable that it contains the only area of woodland on Portsea Island. The site is of particular interest to botanists.
A new HMS Alliance gallery is also part of the project to help ensure visitors fully appreciate the significance of this submarine and what she represents. Restoration was completed by March 2014, and the submarine was opened to visitors at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in April.
HMS M33 is an M29-class monitor of the Royal Navy built in 1915. She saw active service in the Mediterranean during the First World War and in Russia during the Allied Intervention in 1919. She was used subsequently as a mine-laying training ship, fuelling hulk, boom defence workshop and floating office, being renamed HMS Minerva and Hulk C23 during her long life.
HMS Vernon was a shore establishment or "stone frigate" of the Royal Navy. Vernon was established on 26 April 1876 as the Royal Navy's Torpedo Branch also known as the Torpedo School, named after the ship HMS Vernon which served as part of its floating base. After the First World War, HMS Vernon moved ashore, taking over the Gunwharf site, where it continued to operate until 1 April 1996 when the various elements comprising the establishment were split up and moved to different commands.
HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Situated in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HMS Victory opens at 10am everyday throughout the year, except when closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. When you visit, make the most of your day with an All Attraction ticket.
Warrior is part of the National Historic Fleet, and is berthed in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard complex, which is also the home of Nelson's flagship HMS Victory and the Tudor warship Mary Rose. In 1995 she received over 280,000 visitors, and the whole dockyard receives between 400,000 and 500,000 visitors annually.
The King's Bastion is four-sided, with two short flanks and two longer diagonal sides coming to an apex. The sides are stone-walled, with a low brick parapet wall and the top is banked and grassed. The curtain wall and bastion were re-utilised during the Second World War and traces of the artillery concrete bases survive.
Laser Quest Portsmouth Website. More Information. Action Stations has worked closely with the UK’s number 1 brand of laser tag to design a unique indoor adventure, set over 2 floors which represent the bridge of a hijacked container ship and a pirate stronghold.
"In its final state, the Mary Rose Museum is on exceptional achievement - a museum that has finally reached its last stage of its progressive evolution which started 35 years ago (1982). It is close to perfection in fields as different as the presentation of historical research, underwater archeology, conservation techniques, experimental archeology, architecture, scenography and virtual reality.
The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, formerly known as the Royal Naval Museum, is a museum of the history of the Royal Navy located in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard section of HMNB Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. The museum is part of the National Museum of the Royal Navy, a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Ministry of Defence.
Portchester Castle is a medieval castle built within a former Roman fort at Portchester to the east of Fareham in the English county of Hampshire. It is located at the northern end of Portsmouth Harbour. Probably founded in the late 11th century, Portchester was a baronial castle taken under royal control in 1154.
Portsdown Hill is a long chalk ridge in Hampshire, England.The highest point of the hill lies within Fort Southwick at 131m above sea level. The ridge offers good views to the south over Portsmouth, the Solent, Hayling Island and Gosport, with the Isle of Wight beyond.
The island is located within the traditional and ceremonial county of Hampshire and contains the vast majority of the city of Portsmouth. Portsea Island has the third largest population of all the islands in the British Isles after the mainlands of Great Britain and Ireland; it also has the highest population density.
The Cathedral Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, commonly known as Portsmouth Cathedral, is an English cathedral church. It is the cathedral of the Church of England Diocese of Portsmouth and is located in the centre of Old Portsmouth. It is the seat of the Bishop of Portsmouth.
Be sure to come and see 'Night Raid on Portsmouth Docks' by Richard Eurich (1903-1992) this half term. The painting, on loan from the Tate and displayed outside of London for the first time ever, features as part of the Edward King: A Life in Art exhibition at Portsmouth City Museum.
Portsmouth Harbour is a large natural harbour in Hampshire, England. Geographically it is a ria: formerly it was the valley of a stream flowing from Portsdown into the Solent. The city of Portsmouth lies to the east on Portsea Island, and Gosport to the west on the mainland.
John Pounds Church is the home of Portsmouth Unitarians. There has been a place of worship on this site in Old Portsmouth’s High Street since 1662 when a Presbyterian chapel was opened by an Anglican clergyman who fell out of grace with St Thomas’s Church (now Portsmouth Cathedral).
Southsea Castle, historically also known as Chaderton Castle, South Castle and Portsea Castle, is an artillery fort originally constructed by Henry VIII on Portsea Island, Hampshire, in 1544. It formed part of the King's Device programme to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire, and defended the Solent and the eastern approach to Portsmouth.
The lighthouse is constructed on the north face of the Western Gallery gun platform of Southsea Castle (Scheduled Ancient Monument, not included) which was originally built by Henry VIII and had substantial later alterations, and marks the deep water channel for vessels entering Portsmouth harbour. INTERIOR not inspected. (Lloyd DW: Buildings ...
Southsea Common is a vast open space that was purchased from the War Department in 1922. The area is adjacent to the popular seafront promenade and beach, which is ideal for kite flying, picnics and informal ball games. Facilities also include a children's play area, beach volleyball courts, tennis, pitch and putt and a skate park.
How far between Portsmouth to Fishbourne? Your starting point United Kingdom, Portsmouth is located at (50.7967, -1.0833). Your ending point United Kingdom, Fishbourne is located at (50.7167, -1.2167) Total distance from Portsmouth to Fishbourne is 12.93 kms. 12.93 kms equals to 8.03 miles and 6.97 nautical miles.
National Museum of the Royal Navy Site & Attractions The National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth brings history to life. It showcases treasures from the past 350 years and examines the common threads which link the sailor of England’s ‘Wooden Walls’ to the professional crews of today.
VICTORIA PARK PORTSMOUTH. Victoria Park was the first public park to be opened in Portsmouth. When the fortifications around Portsea were levelled, 12½ acres of land was obtained by the Corporation from the War Office for a "peoples park". Victoria Park was designed by Alexander McKenzie and was opened on 25th May, 1878.
Whale Island is a small island in Portsmouth Harbour, close by Portsea Island. It is home to HMS Excellent, the oldest shore training establishment within the Royal Navy, and the location of the Navy Command Headquarters. The island is linked to Portsea Island and thence to the mainland by road bridges.