Things To Do
If you want to experience history, then you have got it all right here, on our doorstep! The George hotel in Portsmouth is conveniently situated just yards from the Historic Dockyard with its museums and collection of historic ships. Additionally there is a whole bunch of other places to visit that will appeal to all ages and tastes.
The George Hotel is just 300 yards from the Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station. You can also board the Gosport Ferry or the WightLink fast catamaran to Ryde, on the Isle of Wight. The M275 motorway is just ½ mile away providing rapid access to Southampton, London and the countryside. The Continental Ferry Port is just a mile away. Brittany Ferries can take you to many destinations in France whereas Condor Ferries can take you to the beautiful Channel Islands.
This historic area has many attractions. The George Hotel is just few yards from the Historic Dockyard with its museums and vast collection of historic ships. Amongst its collection is Britain's first ironclad ship, the HMS Warrior, Nelson's own flagship the HMS Victory and the oldest of them all - Henry VIII's flagship the Mary Rose. The famous Royal Marines Museum is just 3 miles away too. There's places to visit that will appeal to all ages and tastes. The Gunwharf Quays outlet retail destination and the stunning Spinnaker Tower are just around the corner. The Spinnaker tower stands at 170m and boasts 3 viewing decks which allow you to see into the neighbouring counties and over to the Isle of Wight.