Portsmouth, England Cruise Port
Only an hour and a half south of London, Portsmouth has been an important spot for naval history and has the oldest dry dock still in use. Famous ships stationed in Portsmouth include HMS Warrior and HMS Victory, which was involved in the Battle of Trafalgar, and the Mary Rose, which was in service during the time of Henry VIII. This city, which is on the island of Portsea, was also home to one of England’s most acclaimed authors, Charles Dickens. Explore true English heritage and industrialism on a cruise to Portsmouth, England. Featured below are a few of our favorite experiences for the cruise port of Portsmouth, England:
In the city’s naval base you can head to the Historic Dockyard where many famous ships are docked, many of which can be toured.
Take a walking tour of the neighborhood that Charles Dickens called home and visit the Charles Dickens’ Birthplace Museum.
About an hour from Portsmouth is the fascinating prehistoric monument of Stonehenge. While it’s not clear what the area was intended for, archeologists believe it was built between 2000 and 3000 BC.
Step into the 20th century at the Tate Modern in England. This acclaimed modern art museum has works from Matisse, Picasso, Dali and Warhol.