Portsdown Hill

Portsdown Hill, Portsmouth: Tickets, Tours, Address, Phone Number, Portsdown Hill Reviews: 4.5/5

Portsdown Hill
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Sunny Baba
Locks Heath, UK4 contributions
Capture Havant, Portsmouth, Southampton from one spot
Mar 2020
Beautiful spot and valley. Paradise spot to pullover for long distance runners and cyclists. Awesome place for any family outing to spend couple of hours. Burger van offers good food choices however you can bring your own stuff and enjoy picnic in valley. Please take your litter home so that others can enjoy beauty of nature.
Written December 23, 2020
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Shaun L
Clanfield, UK1,279 contributions
Cracking views to both the south and the north
Sep 2020 • Solo
It’s a nice walk up on the hill taking in the views. Plenty of space to park if you avoid a sunny weekend. I parked on the north side just past the Churchillian pub. Walked some of the footpaths looking both north into the South Downs and south with the views across Portsmouth and the Solent. There is a lot of history up here notably the forts but the hill was heavily used during World War Two. Check out the Portsdown Tunnels web page for more info.
Written September 28, 2020
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Andrew L
Leigh, UK3,151 contributions
Steep hill !
Aug 2020 • Friends
Who knew that if you cycle north out of Portsmouth there is a BIG hill ! Well worth the effort though. Spectacular views over the city and out to sea. Gorgeous evening to do it. Also worth checking out the burger van !
Written September 3, 2020
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petergru69
Southampton, UK6 contributions
The best view from portsdown hill with excellent good quality pub food from a restaraunt which cares about its cus
Sep 2020 • Friends
I visited the Churchill pub / restaurant on top of portsdown hill today, a beautiful location with views across the Solent and Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight

The staff were superb and catered to every need, the view priceless and the food good value for money even more as they have continued the chancellors Rishi Sunaks 10 off into September do it’s half the price

The food is perfectly good pub grub served by lovely attentive waitresses and waiters, i think some of the recent people who left negative reviews never actually visited as the staff and manageress make you so welcome especially the Portuguese waiter

You should visit, enjoy the superb exemplary view of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight and enjoy the food rather than criticise for not having silver service. You will enjoy the ambiance food and great service
Written September 2, 2020
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desito07
Portsmouth, UK1,435 contributions
The best view in Portsmouth
Jul 2020 • Couples
Fantastic place for walks away from the crowd especially these days with pandemic around! I managed to capture one of my best shots! Always enjoy our family walks! There are a few apple trees, cherry trees and a lot of blackberries - free to eat!
Written July 26, 2020
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David H
Fareham, UK359 contributions
Watch the world go by
May 2020
Absolutely fantastic views from The Needles on the West tip of The Isle of Wight to Worthing in the East and looking North to Petersfield and if you go a mile West of Micks Burgers you will find Route 66 the best drip free burgers, they are sited in an Airstream Caravan at the Roundabout at top of Southwick Hill Road, but only there daytime. not far from The Grey Type 45 ship super structure
Written May 22, 2020
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kombizz
usa4,794 contributions
What a view
Sep 2019
If you care about the view of this huge city, then you need to go to the Portsmouth Hill where you can see a lot.
Written March 9, 2020
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Traceybrownsword1971
Portsmouth, UK634 contributions
Bit of fun on a very wet day
Feb 2020 • Family
Have visited Portsdown Hill numerous times as we live locally. Its a great place for an outstanding view if Portsmouth and the surrounding areas.
Grab yourself a burger, drink ir ice-cream from permanent food vans. The monster buger is a local challenge!
Also from here you can take many walks and explore locality. Even in a bad weather day, its nice to have a run about and then warm back in in the car 😊
Written February 12, 2020
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tezpil
Portsmouth, UK3,892 contributions
Superb Views Over city and Northwards
Jan 2020
Their are car parks both north and south of the main road along the hill, to the south a larger and usually busier car park complete with 24 hour 365 day burger van and sometimes ice cream van. To the north a smaller car park. Pub nearby for facilities. great views
Written January 9, 2020
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Coffee lover
Hampshire, UK34 contributions
good view
Dec 2019
I walk up the hill frequently to see the view and get some exercise. There is an ice-cream van and a burgetr van, and a pub there. The picnic area is amazing as the view of Portmouth and the Isle of Wight is very good on a clear day. You can see the Spiniker tower from there, and Gosport, Hayling and the Isle of Wight. There are lots of footpaths to explore, with meadows. I like the footpath behind fort Widley as you can see a view of the back of fort Widley that not many people have seen and it is spectacular. You can get the no. 7 bus back to Portsmouth if you have not got your car with you.
Written December 31, 2019
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