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Address: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TT, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)23 9285 7520
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Amazing Views

A little expensive at £9.50 a trip,but wonderful views from the top can see all of the dockyard and the hill forts and way out to sea.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Middleton-on-Sea, null, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

A little expensive at £9.50 a trip,but wonderful views from the top can see all of the dockyard and the hill forts and way out to sea.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Not cheap for a short visit, although they say you can return as many times as you like in one day - can't see why you would want to return the same day. Tried to sell guide book at over £4, then wanted to sell me photograph. Up the tower, views were stunning but nowhere to sit down and only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Spinacker Tower well worth a visit, went with the kids and they absolutely loved it. You get a better deal when you book tickets online, pretty reasonable at £24 for a family of 4. Got some lovely pictures and all together a great visit. It was my 1st time Portsmouth, loved it and will definitely go again.

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Corby, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We took lots of pictures and looked out at the views for a while but after that there isn't much else you can do. There is a cafe with a very nice view and a glass floor which will probably amuse the kids for a while. Definitely worth a visit though.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is brilliant. The admission fee is reasonable and with pensioners' reductions is excellent value for moner. The lift facilities are superb and the staff as helpful as one might want. The views from all decks are spectacular, particularly on a fine, sunny day and one need have no trepidation of the height of the structure.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Well organised set up with fast moving lift to get you up to the viewing floors. Lift staff all very entertaining and part of the "show". Lovely cafe on middle level with decent quality food and drinks. All the staff throughout were friendly and helpful. Views were very good especially as the USA aircraft carrier was in port. Shop at... More 

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bournemouth
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

A great day out to gunwharf quays, so much to see and do. We visited the shops and had a coffee underneath the Spinnaker. We have been up the Spinnaker in the early days to see the great views, we just love visiting the place.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

First trip to Portsmouth but will definitely go again. Spinacker Tower well worth a visit although possibly a bit expensive for what you get. The views however are fantastic. Had coffee in the cafeteria - quite good coffee at a reasonable price. I liked being about to sit and relax with friends without ever feeling I was being hassled to... More 

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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’m so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Spinnaker Tower. We are wheelchair accessible but do recommend that wheelchair users book in advance. The price we set is in line with attractions in the area, having also considered the prices of other viewing towers in the UK.... More 

Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit to experience Portsmouth with its beautiful views which are even more beautiful if you can go around sunset. We went as a couple but it was a great place for families and friends too. It wasn't the clearest of days so we could not see the Isle of Wight but we were recommended on a clear... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback. It’s fantastic to see that you enjoyed your visit to Spinnaker Tower and I hope to welcome you again soon. Sarah Webb, General Manager More 

Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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425 helpful votes 425 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Had afternoon tea here about a year or so ago and once again visited for my anniversary. The weather was perfect and as usual the view from the top is brilliant. I have had afternoon tea in many places but this is the very very best. Incredibel value for money!

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

Thank you for your fantastic comments. I’m thrilled to see that you found your High Tea so enjoyable and hope to welcome you back to the Spinnaker Tower in future. Sarah Webb, General Manager More 

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