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Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Portsmouth, a geographical area including south-east Hampshire, Portsea Island and the Isle of Wight. For centuries this building, the Cathedral of the Sea, has watched, listened...more
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This Cathedral had not got very good reviews in the guide books so we were not expecting too much from it. We were TOTALLY WRONG. It was wonderful.
First of all we were so impressed with the light which flooded in through all the windows...More
An ancient building with parts dating from 1188, with more recent additions, you can attend Evensong at 6pm on weekdays, 5pm on Saturdays, to admire the building alive with music.The nave was rebuilt in the 17th century after destruction during the Civil war. During the...More
Nestled in Old Portsmouth, just a few 100 yards from Gunwharf Quays and within a stones throw of the sea, we discovered this wonderful gem of history and beauty. It is fantastically airy and light and has a history going back over 800 years. The...More
Ducked in with a friend during a cycling trip to see the stained glass window commemorating Admiral Bertram Ramsay and was blown away by this beautiful cathedral and the lovely knowledgeable lady--Elizabeth--who showed us round. The cathedral isn't dark and gloomy. It's full of light...More
I was fortunate to have the opportunity of singing in the Cathedral. Neither from the outside, nor even the inside does it fit the concept we often have of Cathedrals. It's outside is very plain, just as its inside. However it is this simplicity that...More
I passed this Cathedral by chance while on a bus and decided on the way back, to get off and visit. This church only received cathedral status in 1927. As it is on the outside, inside it is just a light and airy, a feature...More
Hi, there is no coffee shop or restaurant in the Cathedral, but there are great cafes (Manna is one), pubs (The Dolphin is directly across the High Street) and other nice places to eat or have a cup near by. The Cathedral... More
Hi, there is no coffee shop or restaurant in the Cathedral, but there are great cafes (Manna is one), pubs (The Dolphin is directly across the High Street) and other nice places to eat or have a cup near by. The Cathedral does have a tea and coffee machine and water as well.