What to Do
Portsmouth has a wide variety of things to see and do before you come see the show at the Kings.
Top things to see and do
If you love to shop then there really is no better place than Gunwharf Quays; with over 90 outlet stores including brands like Polo Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, AllSaints, Ted Baker and Joules. And why not have your pre-theatre dinner by the waterfront? You’ll find an array of bars and restaurants, serving everything from mouth-watering French cuisine to fresh seafood and Italian classics – there’s a choice for every taste bud. For more information visit their website
Experience the view from Emirates Spinnaker Tower – the stunning 170-metre tall icon of the South Coast and Britain’s best viewing tower.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for a truly memorable family day out! Explore historic ships, including Lord Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory and the world’s first iron-hulled armoured warship HMS Warrior 1860
Over the centuries, Southsea Castle's defences were strengthened so that it could continue to protect Portsmouth. In the 19th Century, a tunnel was built to defend the Castle Moat. Visitors can still enter the tunnel and see how the Castle would have been defended against invaders. Artillery, gun platforms and panoramic views from the top of the keep to the Isle of Wight and Solent.
For more places to visit go to Visit Portsmouth.