Wondering where to visit with friends and family after your graduation?

If you're busy with graduation preparations and need some inspiration on where to take your friends and family, here are our top picks for amazing (and mostly free!) places around Portsmouth!

  • Posted Fri, Jul 14, 2023 9:44 AM

We know you've probably heard this a lot, but conGRADulations (ha), graduates! Now that you're done with your studies and have attended your graduation ceremony, it's time to show your family and friends the best of Portsmouth. We’re sure you've discovered some awesome spots during your time here, but in case you need some ideas, we've put together a handy Google Map with a variety of places all around Portsmouth. Here are some of our top picks!

Historic Dockyard

Ready for a trip back in time? Head to the Historic Dockyard, filled with legendary naval vessels. Climb aboard the HMS Victory, the ship of Admiral Nelson himself.

Spinnaker Tower

For a panoramic view of Portsmouth and its stunning coastline, head to the iconic Spinnaker Tower. If you're feeling adventurous, try the Sky Walk—a glass floor experience that offers a perspective on the city below.

Southsea Castle and Seafront

Nestled along the vibrant Southsea Seafront, Southsea Castle is a historic fortification built by King Henry VIII. It is free of charge between April and October and offers great panoramic views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight.

Southsea Common

Have a picnic on the common's expansive lawns and enjoy the fresh sea breeze.

Click here to view the full list of places on our Google Map!

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