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Portsdown Hill

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Address: north of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, England
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Please read previous review write by me on 28th February 15 Loved the views Fort Nelson Cafe Silence

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Please read previous review write by me on 28th February 15 Loved the views Fort Nelson Cafe Silence

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I love the views from Portsdown Hill. And it's such a peaceful place to chill out and relax or to go for a walk. It's also a great spot to park up and watch the fireworks each year.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Really nice views to look at. Always go here with my friends at night as the view is fantastic. Nice to drive up there too as the roads are clear most of the time

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Shifnal, England, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The views -magnificent . There is a hot dog etc van all the time there. They have the best hot dogs anywhere there. There are always people around. I think it is fab.there and when visiting relatives on Hayling Island we always try to take a trip up to the hills.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A Free attraction, well worth a visit. The Grandchildren had a great time, for there was room for them to burn off their energy, as well as some wonderful exhibitions to enjoy.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

On a clear day you can see for miles. Views of Chichester Cathedral in the east to Bembridge on the Isle of Wight along to East and West Cowes on the Island and back to the mainland at Fawley Oil Refinery. There are two forts to visit with different attractions. If you are thirsty two good pubs and the best... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

As I'm local me and friends drive up ports down hill to have a chill out, see views of Portsmouth, great at night time, micks burger van is open 24 hours and good prices, they even take card now but I think you have to spend so much, it's also good to take dogs for walks, for people who are... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great views of Portsmouth. Also good for blackberry picking in the summer when you go exploring for a bit. Worth a stop if travelling through to stretch your legs for a bit. Unfortunately there are not any toilets to spend a penny. So you might have to find a bush!

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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great advantage point to look down and see the whole of the city and surrounds. Again full of history the stories that you can hear if you visit the area is quite amazing. Plus it is a great place to ride a horse and explore for those that love to do that sort of thing. Mandy C

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have travelling down to Portsmouth from the Midlands via the A34 since before the M3 was built. The cross country route coming out via the B2177 at Porstdown Hill is a) the only sane way to get to Portsmouth when the M3 and M27 are busy and b) has the most magnificent views over Portsmouth and the Solent. A... More 

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