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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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Great view on a clear day

We visited the spinnaker tower in April 2015. It was a beautiful clear day and we could see for miles They take your picture as you walk in and you can purchase this at the end... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England
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Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We visited the spinnaker tower in April 2015. It was a beautiful clear day and we could see for miles They take your picture as you walk in and you can purchase this at the end of your visit. You take the lift to the first viewing deck where you can walk over the glass floor (scary) Then you can... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We went up the tower thankfully on a clear day and the views were incredible. Our 7 month old and 4 year old were not so impressed and it was a short visit but nothing that we hadn't expected! It's a great idea to have a hand stamp so you can go up again on the same day. The down-side... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I took my grandson and got a bargain ticket for the victory and spinnaker saving of a whopping £8!! The staff were very helpful, the whole area was very clean. Spectacular views of the Isle of Wight and Southampton plus it was the American gold cup.. Bonus! Needs to be a clear day to get the best views plus good... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

There is a glass floor and a gift shop, as you would expect. Rather expensive to go up though. Can't believe they're painting it different colours, it looks so much better white.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It's a good landmark for sure and the views from the maindeck offer an interesting perspective of the surrounding area. Panoramic views of Portsmouth aren't recommended as a backdrop for marriage proposals though and this one is more for the kids or Russian spies scoping out what's left of the Royal Navy. Top deck has been ruined by health and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

On a clear day the views are excellent. Are you confident to do the glass floor walk. Great place to take tea

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A great tower, fantastic views, the glass floor is fun too. not a day out on its own but a good couple of hours.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Arguably quite expensive to go up, but I enjoyed it. Good views over town, Solent, and IoW, and useful to get your bearings. Cafe isn't up to much, but the view can't be beaten locally.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited during the Americas Cup Week. Views are to die for and a coffee in the cafe is well worth the extra. With view all over the Solent and the Dockyards this was £8 well spent,

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I don't like heights - but this is worth the effort of going up it. It's not the cheapest thing to do, but the views, on a good day, are unbelievable. I think the visibility was 23 miles (no kidding) when we went, and there is a glass floor to walk on if you dare (I didn't, but my husband... More 

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Additional Information about Spinnaker Tower

Address: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TT, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)23 9285 7520
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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