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Address: north of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, England
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Delightful Views!

Lovely place to spend an afternoon looking at the views of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. Even ice cream and coffee kiosk in the summer.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Southsea, England, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A great drive to avoid the Portsmouth traffic below. Can be spoiled by chav boy racers, those who enjoy a dirty burger encourage the seagulls. Great views tho across to the New Forst, the Isle of Wight and towards Chichester Harbour.

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South Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Lovely place to spend an afternoon looking at the views of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. Even ice cream and coffee kiosk in the summer.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is great day out for the whole family. The fort and the armoury is an interesting insight in to the British history. The attraction can easily be visited for anyone who is around the Portsmouth & surrounding area for a day out.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Lovely view from here for the whole of Portsmouth. Definately worth visiting during day or night but night time is much better

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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393 reviews
238 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I grew up in Portsmouth. My mother who is nearly 90 and still alive always said that the view from the top of Portsdown Hill was her favourite in all the world. I must take her for a drive up the hill again soon she would really enjoy that.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

a great half day out with the kids interesting walking around and seeing all the historic guns and rooms

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Fareham
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Outstanding panoramic views of Portsmouth from the Car Parks on south side of road.Car Park opposite Churchillian Pub gives best views.Food cart available in carpark

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Does what it says on the tin! Monster burger with the onions and without doubt the best chips around

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Always a lovely place to go. Fantastic views over Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport. On a clear day you can quite literally see for miles.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Ok so yes it is just a hill but it's also more. Primarily the views are quite stunning, caught on a sunny day or at sunset especially. For food there's Mick's burger van, cheap and cheerful but incredible burgers and always popular. There's also another van that's always popular nearby which I'm yet to try. For entertainment you have several... More 

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