The city of Portsmouth in Hampshire lies on the south coast of England and is Britain’s only island city, nick-named ‘Pompey’.
Use the services like car for rent in Portsmouth on your arrival at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, 56 km away or Portland International Jetport, 75 km away. Portsmouth has numerous attractions to offer, related to its important role in history. Additionally it is hosts to numerous greeneries with beautiful gardens, an interesting countryside, great shopping and the entertainment is multiplex and it will give you a fantastic time for your upcoming city vacation.
Rent a car in Portsmouth and tour the city’s landmarks such as the ‘Historic Dockyard’ with its great old ships on display. The Royal Naval Museum offers a very interesting interactive tour. Have a rest at ‘Ship Anson’, a splendid old pub which takes you straight back to the old days! Make sure that you get with the high speed lift atop the ‘Spinnaker Tower’, rising 170 m above the harbor, for a fantastic view over the city and the ‘Southsea Castle’, which is a must visit. Have a leisure stroll along the ‘Southsea Seafront’ promenade and have a deserved rest before admiring Portsmouth's two fantastic cathedrals and the various museums, the ‘Royal Marines Museum’ with its great interactive displays is just one of the many. The ’Blue Reef Aquarium’ will give you an absolute delightful time before going for a fun afternoon to the ‘Clarence Pier’ while the shopaholics can enjoy a great few hours, either in big centers or along the narrow streets in the old town. The nightlife is fabulous with many great bars and pubs offering good life band performances. Make sure that you still get enough sleep for the upcoming day!
After the excitement of this busy city hire a car in Portsmouth and tour the fantastic sights around the town. Drive to the’ Portchester Castle’ and the adjoining old church’, before getting a drink in a traditional English pub, ‘The Cormorant’. A bit further away ‘Portsdown Hill’ offers an excellent overview across the ‘South Downs’ and Portsmouth. The splendid greeneries around are perfect for a leisure hike along its paths before continuing your trip to the fantastic cathedral in Chichester and Winchester, apart from the cathedrals both are very picturesque old towns. Another gem is the small fishing town of Emsworth but if you are up for more bustling city life, and then the nearby city of Southampton is highly recommended.
The whole area of Portsmouth has much more offerings in its sleeves. It just depends on your time, how much you can take in; anyhow it is quite sure that you will put Portsmouth on your list for another journey!
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