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Portsdown Hill

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Address: north of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, England
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Views across the harbours

What a lovely place to drive and stop and take in the scenery. We have visited this several times in the short time that we have lived here and still not fed up with going... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

What a lovely place to drive and stop and take in the scenery. We have visited this several times in the short time that we have lived here and still not fed up with going. Great in the evenings when the lights have come on in the towns. You can still get a cup of tea and food until very... More 

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Bad Hindelang, Germany
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21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Come up to the top of Portsdown hill to see the amazing views of Portsmouth and the Solent. Equally good day or night.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

There are a few safe places where you can park your car/motorcycle/bicycle or whatever you travel in/on. A couple of places has a burger/coffee trailer where you can purchase a variety of foods and beverages. The view is, in my humble opinion, stunning. One can see as far as Southampton to the west, Emsworth to the east and Isle of... More 

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portsmouth
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

On a warm day it is such a lovely place to go. Lovely views over Portsmouth; Mick's Monster Burger Van which is thr best and very popular and plenty of space to kick a ball or just laze around on the grass. Popular meet for Bikers too and there is usually an ice cream van on site too! Perfect:)

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
61 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Perfect for picnics plus there is a burger van and ice cream van (car park opposite the Churchillian Pub). FREE parking.

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Great views, heart stopping burgers and open 24 hours. Gets really busy too. Basic stuff but great stop off in on bikes or just out for a drive.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A great vantage point for seeing whats going on in the whole sea scape that is Portsmouth Harbour and the IOW.

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Regular walker here. The views across the Solent can't be beaten on a clear day.......this place is superb and great for the soul...x

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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230 reviews 230 reviews
131 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Being a runner, I love to run where there is scenery. When I visit Portsmouth, which is frequently as my aged mother and younger brother both live there, I try and fit in a run either around Farlington Marshes or along the top of Portsdown Hill. On a clear day you get to see the whole of Portsmouth Island laid... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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312 reviews 312 reviews
175 attraction reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I went up Portsdown Hill with some friends in late March 2015. We went at night and could see across the whole of Portsmouth as well as the nearest coastline of the Isle of Wight and Gosport. There's a well-known burger van up the top serving pretty impressive size burgers and at good value too! I really recommend you go... More 

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