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Spinnaker Tower

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Address: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TT, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)23 9285 7520
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Tea and Cake with a view that goes on forever.

Spinnaker Tower, whilst not the tallest building I have ‘viewed from’ offers outstanding views across Portsmouth, the Solent and across to the Isle of Wight and you can see all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Liz W
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Uffington, United Kingdom
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Uffington, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Spinnaker Tower, whilst not the tallest building I have ‘viewed from’ offers outstanding views across Portsmouth, the Solent and across to the Isle of Wight and you can see all these whilst sitting down and enjoying a cup of tea and a slice of cake. We visited after 4pm on a Wednesday in May 2015 and fortunately for us the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Its a must see attraction in Portsmouth with a viewing gallery at more than 100 feet above ground level giving a panoramic view of Portsmouth, Gosport and Isle of Wight.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit, lovely views on a clear day can see the IOW. Lovely coast line to Southsea, and around the docks and Quay too. Interesting information of the place.

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I love this tower. View is fantastic and glass floor is bit scary but worth of trying. I am not regretting spent money.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We visited on a day where the lift was undergoing maintenance so, for a reduced rate, we decided to climb the 560 stairs! It was well worth it. The views are truly stunning and the staff very helpful in pointing things out. Well worth a visit if you have the time!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Decided on the spur of the moment to go up the tower. Prices are what you'd expect to pay really. Not cheap but not overly expensive. The view as we came out of the lift on to the first viewing platform was incredible. A real panoramic of the harbour and surrounding countryside. There is an audio available and the lady... More 

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

WARNING: This review only applies to days when the lift is being serviced (I am not aware how frequent this event is) Normal price for me (OAP) is £8.50 which some may think a bit excessive. Today the lift was out of service and a notice at the entrance offered reduced price for access via the stairs (over 500 of... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We found the educational facilities were enjoyed by both of my children, especially the maps, but the glass floor was definitely their favourite!!! The ability to go back for free later in the day is a nice addition and one we took advantage of!

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great architecture, allowing Portsmouth to live a perfect fusio between modern and classic with the sea always present!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Must see. Great view of Portsmouth! Makes you want to visit even more landmarks in the area. The Forts can be seen from the viewing decks too!

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