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Address: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TT, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)23 9285 7520
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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If you are visiting Portsmouth, the Spinnaker Tower should be a must on your Visit List.

I was visiting the Spinnaker Tower as part of a joint ticket with the Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard which also included a Harbour Boat Tour with commentary and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

I was visiting the Spinnaker Tower as part of a joint ticket with the Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard which also included a Harbour Boat Tour with commentary and made for a superb inclusive priced ticket of just £17 per person. My visit was as part of a group of 40 adults on a four day Hampshire tour.... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Loving the view from the top. Had a lovely time there. We even took pictures with the Spinnaker Tower character. Nice. Reminds me of the Burj Al Arab in UAE though. Still, I highly recommend people visit the place if they wish to see the view of the city from high up.

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The lift takes you to the top where you get the most spectacular views of Portsmouth take a walk over the glass floor if you dare

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Isle of Man
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is ridiculously overpriced for what is actually a brief experience, unless you linger in the cafe. As soon as we'd paid we were 'hijacked' by someone taking our photo- presumably to offer to sell back at vast cost when we left. No thanks! There's a lift to the 2nd floor viewing platform. The person manning the lift was friendly... More 

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Dagenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent views. A must visit when in Portsmouth. Staff very friendly and knowledgable. Will definitely visit again

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West Sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

A good attraction to see Portsmouth and get a real feel for the area. Great for families and couples.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

I recently visited with family and I was pleasantly surprised at the amazing views which awaited us. The only downfall was that after about 30 minutes we felt as though we had seen all that there was to see. Admission is not badly priced at just under £10 a head though and the staff were very enthusiastic and friendly.

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave these comments. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit to the Spinnaker Tower and found the staff so friendly. The average visit time is between 45 minutes and an hour, so perhaps you did not take the time to use our audio guides or explore the view further with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Worth the visit, if just to get your bearings. Good cafe and stunning views gives you a real appreciation of the scale and beauty of the area. Go right to the top and you'll be blown away (by the views and by the open ceiling, that makes it a more natural experience!)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Must see tower as you would any towers of cities around the world.And this one for Portsmouth.Kids loves it and so do adults.

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Spinnaker Tower and hope to welcome you again soon. Sarah Webb, General Manager More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great visit. We had a guided tour and this enables us to appreciate the history of the tower and the views we were seeing. They are now available for groups, so just ask the service is free!

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. It is fantastic to see that you found the guided tour such a brilliant part of your visit. We hosted guided tours throughout June and have received glowing feedback. I hope to welcome you back to the Spinnaker Tower again soon. Sarah Webb, General Manager 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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