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Portsdown Hill

north of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, England
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Ranked #10 of 50 Attractions in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Traveler Description: Portsdown Hill is located 5miles from city centre of Portsmouth near the Cosham area of Portsmouth. It has a great view of the whole of Portsmouth... more »
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is a must the views over Portsmouth and around are magnificent and there is a lovely area for a walk along the top. Just park the car and go - or sit and enjoy a cup of tea and something to eat from the vendors.

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Caboolture, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I have always played at Portsdown Hill even as a kid, loved to roll down this hill, took my kids many years later great to see them rolling down the hill, great scenery,can see all over Portsmouth on a clear day,great for kite flying.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
39 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I live at the foot of Portsdown Hill and it is a great place to walk my dog. The hill has two faces, views from the north a pleasant green hill dotted with farms and winding country lanes leading down to wooded heath land and streams. Viewed from the south the hill is scarred by quarrying with chalk cliffs. The... More

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Havant, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

If you're at a loose end and don't want to be spending mega amounts, then this is the place to go. It has stunning views over Portsmouth and the kids will have lots of fun rolling down the grassy hill and running around. Mick's burger van is the best around by far with his Monster burgers & hot and cold... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

i love portsdown hill, on evenings when you are bored and cant think of anything to do, there is nothing better than sitting up the hill with my husband with a burger and a bag of chips, the food trailer is lovely there, and the staff are very friendly

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great way to spend an afternoon informative, fun and free GreAt hands on climb on experience Peed off I need to places review of 100 characters minimum not happy with trip adviser GRRRR

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Alton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Excellent view over Portsmouth, traffic terrible. Lovely to take a picnic or watch the sun go down if the weather is good.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The title may seem a little over the top, and perhaps its because I have lived and grown up in and around Portsmouth but the view from the top of Portsdown Hill is beauitful, a complete view of the City of Portsmouth the Solent and the Isle of Wight, or turn on your heel and look the other way for... More

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Portsmouth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Amazing views of Portsmouth (Portsea Island) the harbour & the Isle of Wight. Great little burger van at the view-point too.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Shows off all the cannon history through the ages as well as presenting life in a fort built to protect Portsmouth against Napoleon and the invading French!!

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