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Address: north of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, England
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Visit to see the view and old 'prisons'....

Views are lovely on a clear day. only 10-15 mins drive from central Portsmouth. Seating area for tea/coffee and to look at the views. Good road to drive on. Historical sights...

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
jmbm00re
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Devon, United Kingdom

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Views are lovely on a clear day. only 10-15 mins drive from central Portsmouth. Seating area for tea/coffee and to look at the views. Good road to drive on. Historical sights...

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Portsmouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice views and interesting walks around the forts with views and food available ether at Mick,s burger van or the nearby pubs.

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Gosport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Views on a clear day over Portsmouth and to the Isle of Wight.You are right on the top of the chalk cliffs. The square tower of .Henry V111's Portchester castle is visible to the west beyond it Fareham and Gosport .You can see how narrow the harbour mouth is as it looks as if Gosport and Portsmouth almost touch.... More 

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Thank LeslieJM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little drive to admire Portsmouth, while your up here try and take on one of those massive burgers but keep an eye out for those pesky seagulls.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Portsdown hill has wonderful view points all along the top. Excellent place to stop for one of Micks Monster burgers. As a local we always make a point of taking our visitors there for the food and view. Don't forget to visit the forts museum.

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Thank alangreen1
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I always recommend this venue to people looking for something to do because I feel that you can relax and see for miles around while enjoying a monster burger from Mick's which is a unique experience on it's own!

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Petersfield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Great views over Portsmouth and the Solent, if you are hungry then try the burger van and treat yourself to a Mick's Monster Burger and a cup of coffee.....

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Look down on Portsmouth and the coast one side, cross over the road and look over the South Downs. A great place to just sit and wind back... good open space for dogs and kids to run riot. Limited parking on top off the hill but if busy slightly further down the road you can access the Armories museum parking... More 

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Lee on the Solent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A number of these Fortresses that make up Palmerstone's Folly are accessible to the public. Walk around the outside of this one to get full perspective of the imposing presence they would have had.

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Winterswijk, The Netherlands
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138 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Best place to get a good view of Portsmouth harbour and city. It's just north of Portsmouth, and even just the drive past forts and other military facilities makes it worth it.

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