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The view from the top of Portsdown Hill is beautiful. There's a pub at the top and a long... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Stimulating view of the coastal region around Portsmouth Harbour.

Excellent place to visit to view Portsmouth and the immediate coastline. Very nostalgic for anyone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 27, 2012

A great place to go anytime of the day (or night) to sit back and think, feel and watch - without looking at your watch. Somewhere to go on your own, with a loved one, or your special one - in your car or by...More

8  Thank Johnny b
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 21, 2012

this is a rather lengthy hill which you can drive from one end to the other, plenty of picnic spots/ burger vans on route. stop of to take in the fab views of portsmouth, gosport, the solent and the isle of wight. nothing else to...More

5  Thank kimHavant
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the top of Portsdown Hill is beautiful. There's a pub at the top and a long established burger van that is tremendously popular.Drive or cycle along the top of the hill from the Widley end to Portchester and take in the solent,...More

Thank IE_and_H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to visit to view Portsmouth and the immediate coastline. Very nostalgic for anyone who knew this area as a child. Very good local food bar with good value for money fast food. Pity the authority do not consider providing toilet facilities.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Soooo disappointed, both had the roast beef, came with two of the thinest most tastless bits ever, veg wasn't to bad gravely could have saved the day, but it was water. To be fair we were asked by a very young girl if everything was...More

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the top of this hill there are fantastic views across the Solent. There is a whole series of forts along the hillside, some of which are open to the public. In addition, there is a large, 120feet high, monument to Admiral Lord Nelson

Thank Michael C
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

You can make out the isle of wight from this vantage point, not sure what we were seeing though. Still fantastic veiws.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Well worth a stop to see the views of the Solent and Portsea Island, Stop off for a burger at Mick's Monster Burgers, bring your full appetite

Thank David K
Reviewed September 23, 2018

a great stroll along the hill with fantastic views over portsmouth and gosport harbours with the isle of wight in the distance. Lots of history to take in.

Thank Liz A
Reviewed September 15, 2018

well laid out attraction with lots to do.amazing collection of arms from around the world well worth a visit.

1  Thank madherbie
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Visiting the area was told to pop up. We parked in the free car park - past the Churchill pub. The views are amazing. As recommended also had a chilli relish burger from Micks burgger van(I think) we'll worth a trip. Can continue down into...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Open 24/7/364. !/4 Pounder. 1/2 Pounder & 3/4 Pounder Monster Burgers for those that are really hungry all the usual Burger Van extras & accompaniments.

2  Thank Billy G
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All parking is free