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Portsdown Hill

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Address: north of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, England
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Great view point

Great location to see all of Portsmouth Harbour and surrounds laid out in front of you. The Isle of Wight and the Solent in the distance. Nice to take a stroll or sit to have an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Luxor, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great location to see all of Portsmouth Harbour and surrounds laid out in front of you. The Isle of Wight and the Solent in the distance. Nice to take a stroll or sit to have an Ice cream and just take in the view.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It was a drizzly rain day but still worth the walk up to get the view over Portsmaouth Harbour. Take the walk it is worth it.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The views from here on a clear day are fantastic. You can see a good 40 miles out to sea well past the Isle of Wight and to the other end of the Solent. There is a famous burger van there (Micks Monster Burgers) that gets top reviews too. It is based in van in the car park. Very very... More 

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Portsmouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Often pop up here for a dog walk, or just to get away from it all for a bit. Ice cream van and Micks monster burgers are always there. Sometimes the ambience can be spoilt but youths and boy racers driving too fast and revving their engines. Offers a great view over Portsmouth. Free to park too. On a nice... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Providing you get a space and it's not a bikers' meeting, it's lovely up there! One of the last remaining free parking places. There's not much to do up there but to grab an ice cream/burger and enjoy the view. With a pub just across the way, you could enjoy a few hours up there. If it's a family activity... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There are three Forts along the top of Portsdown Hill, Fort Widley which is now an Equestrian Centre,(hire a horse or have riding lessons), Fort Purbrook, and Fort Nelson, which is now the Royal Armouries, (free admission) and to one side of this Fort, is Nelson's Monument which overlooks Portsmouth Harbour. The Forts were built on the instruction of Lord... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Love being on the hill. Always great views across to Portsmouth. Can be busy at times but if you can find a parking space it's worth doing so! Great when it's New Years Eve and you can watch all the fireworks!

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Breathtaking views from here of the whole of Portsmouth. If visibility good, you can see Isle of Wight. Nothing better than getting your fish and chips and sitting on Portsdown Hill enjoying the view.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

great view of the city from here, sit at micks burger van and have a feed and a coffee, keep away from the other side of the road unless you are into dogging!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Portsdown Hill is really lovely. There is lots to see and the view is amazing. I attend a boot camp up there 4 times a week and you couldn't ask for a prettier place to train. Even in the rain the scenery never disappoints.

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Address: Address: north of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, England
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