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Address: north of Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, England
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Go at night!

The view up here is just lovely at night with all the lights twinkling. Very magical. Go up and park with someone and take a flask of hot chocolate and some snacks. Just sit for a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Rachael B
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Southampton, United Kingdom

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view up here is just lovely at night with all the lights twinkling. Very magical. Go up and park with someone and take a flask of hot chocolate and some snacks. Just sit for a while and admire the view!

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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542 reviews
266 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly incredible views from up here and plenty of places to park with burger vans and ice cream sellers a plenty.

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Thank Phil P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,492 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like the views when you drive along in the car and most stunning when you park in the car and take the views from the hill in the fresh air.

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Havant, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a clear day, you can see isle of Wight. Portsmouth , the docks spread out like o picture. Worth a look. Oh if you like burgers, Micks monster burger bar open 24/7

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Thank Judith P
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61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Bring your bins! (not your green recycling bin... Or a waste paper bin or the Black one.. I meant the abbreviation of Binoculars!!) you can see for miles up here! My astral telescope was a letdown until I tried it here with the daylight ocular! On a clear day it looks like you could reach your arm out and touch... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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542 reviews
266 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting just for the views which are amazing. On a clear day you can see across the aisle of Wight and north across Hampshire. Plenty of places to park but only a couple of places for refreshments, none of which are particularly pleasant.

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Thank Phil P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Free parking at Portsdown Hill which provides incredible panoramic view across Portsmouth below. The Naval Base is nearby, part of it distinguished by being built to look like a battleship.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Portsdown Hill offers something for everyone. It is ideal for dog-walking or just walking for pleasure. The views in all directions, on a good day, are tremendous, in particular the City, Solent and the Isle of Wight. There are also several old military Forts along the top which may be visited and are extremely interesting. Parking is reasonably plentiful with... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

great views of the areas from Hayling island to Southampton on a clear day, lots of open space for picnics, plenty of burger vans for food and drinks, picnic areas on grass, wort stopping to see the views

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Not such a regular visitor to Portsmouth now, but whenever I can, I stop at the top of the hill, to stretch my legs as it's a great place to stroll for a while. Fantastic views across the Solent & City. Brings back good memories. Just love it when it's windy!

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