Portsmouth UK

Portsmouth, UK
Portsmouth, UK

As one of the Royal Navy's most significant ports and the birthplace of Charles Dickens and Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Portsmouth has an extensive heritage and boasts an abundance of unique attractions, most of which are found at the vibrant waterfront. There's plenty to discover, explore and enjoy in this often overlooked city. 

The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard boasts over 800 years of maritime history and its exhibts include the Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. Stunning views of the city and the Isle of Wight from the top of the iconic Spinnaker Tower - often called 'Britain's greatest viewing tower' - are not to be missed, while the Round Tower - one of the city's oldest permanent fortifications - and Southsea Castle are well worth a look too. The stylish Gunwharf Quays shopping outlet is home to over 100 premium stores and restaurants - perfect for a little retail therapy.

Cruises to Portsmouth

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Short Break • L2133

 Newcastle
Balmoral
Thu 28 Oct 2021
2 nights
  • Spend two memorable and rewarding nights on Balmoral
  • Sumptuous dining and the company of hundreds of guests
  • Sample the magic of ocean cruising, feeling the sea breeze
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French Cities with the Seine • L2134

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Sat 30 Oct 2021
5 nights
  • An in-depth exploration of the beautiful River Seine
  • Explore Normandy’s capital in search of the Cathédrale de Notre Dame
  • Be charmed by Honfleur’s historic maritime city
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In Search of the Northern Lights • L2135

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Thu 04 Nov 2021
13 nights
  • Revel in the early winter wonders of Norway
  • Opportunity to embark on a thrilling husky-sled
  • Chance to see the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis
View of Cabo Girao cliff and Camara de Lobos town, Madeira island, Portugal View of Cabo Girao cliff and Camara de Lobos town, Madeira island, Portugal View of Cabo Girao cliff and Camara de Lobos town, Madeira island, Portugal

Winter Warmth of the Canaries • L2136

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Wed 17 Nov 2021
13 nights
  • An incredible journey of Canarian discovery
  • Volcanic landscapes & enchanting forests await
  • Explore famous botanical gardens in Madeira
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German Christmas Markets • L2137

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Tue 30 Nov 2021
6 nights
  • Immerse yourself in the famous yuletide spirit of Germany
  • Experience the magic of German Christmas markets
  • Seek out Hamburg’s impressive architectural landmarks
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European Christmas Markets • L2232

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Fri 02 Dec 2022
8 nights
  • Enjoy the festive illuminations at Tivoli
  • Browse the markets in Hamburg and Gothenburg
  • Tour to Bruges or Brussels from Zeebrugge
Aerial view of tree Christmas with Se church and Madeira flag in Funchal City, Madeira island, Portugal. Aerial view of tree Christmas with Se church and Madeira flag in Funchal City, Madeira island, Portugal. Aerial view of tree Christmas with Se church and Madeira flag in Funchal City, Madeira island, Portugal.

Festive Spain & Portugal • L2233

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Sat 10 Dec 2022
12 nights
  • Admire the festive light displays of Vigo
  • Browse Funchal’s Christmas market
  • Dock within one mile of each city centre
View of beach in Playa del Ingles. Maspalomas. Gran Canaria View of beach in Playa del Ingles. Maspalomas. Gran Canaria View of beach in Playa del Ingles. Maspalomas. Gran Canaria

Christmas Celebrations in the Canaries • L2234

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Thu 22 Dec 2022
14 nights
  • Enjoy an unforgettable Christmas at sea
  • Discover the beaches and landscapes of the Canaries
  • Celebrate New Year's Eve in style in Tenerife
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Touring Scenic British Isles • S2131

 Liverpool
Borealis
Thu 02 Sep 2021
9 nights
  • Discover Southern England's scenic sights
  • Explore the Lizard Peninsula and Jurassic Coast
  • Take in beautiful East Anglian attractions too