To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies
HMS Victory

HMS Victory

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Top 10 History & Heritage Sites

Share this with

x

  • Accommodation Search

  • Things to Do Search

  • What's On Search

  • Food & Drink Search

Accommodation Search

Arrival Date:
Add Room
Type:
Area:
Keyword:

Things to Do Search

Type:
Area:
Keyword:

What's On Search

Type:
Area:
Keyword:
Dates

Food & Drink Search

Type:
Area:
Keyword:

Accommodation Search

Arrival Date:
Add Room
Type:
Area:
Keyword:

Things to Do Search

Type:
Area:
Keyword:

What's On Search

Type:
Area:
Keyword:
Dates

Food & Drink Search

Type:
Area:
Keyword:

Beaulieu Abbey & Palace House - Beaulieu, Hampshire

Learn about the lifestyle of the Cistercian monks who founded Beaulieu Abbey in 1204 on land given to them by King John and visit the charming Palace House, which has been in Lord Montagu's family ownership since 1538.

Winchester Cathedral - Winchester, Hampshire

Explore more than 1000 years of history in Europe’s longest medieval Cathedral. Discover the beautiful illuminated Winchester Bible, 12th-century wall paintings, medieval carvings, contemporary art and the awe and wonder of this magnificent building.

Tudor House & Garden - Southampton, Hampshire

Southampton’s most important historic building, Tudor House reveals over 800 years of history in one fascinating location at the heart of the Old Town. The timber-framed building facing St Michael’s Square was built in the late 15th Century, with King John’s Palace, an adjacent Norman house accessible from Tudor House Garden, dating back a further 300 years.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Situated within a working Naval Base, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the only place in the world to see the Royal Navy past, present and future - a must see for anyone visiting the south of England.

Quarr Abbey - Ryde, Isle of Wight

The new visitor centre explains the history of Quarr, the order of St Benedict and the daily life of a monk.  There’s also a lovely walk, past the ruins of the original abbey with great views of

Worthing Pier - Worthing, West Sussex

Generations of holidaymakers and Worthing residents have enjoyed visiting Worthing Pier since it’s opening on 12th April 1862.

Battle Abbey - Battle, East Sussex

After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, one of the bloodiest battles in English history, William the Conqueror was ordered to build an abbey at Battle, Sussex and its ruins stand today as testimony to the area’s medieval heritage.

Guildford - Surrey

Step back in time to mediaeval Guildford with a tour of the Castle grounds and castle keep.  Explore the Tudor Guildhall, the Georgian Art Gallery or the Victorian Museum.

Penshurst Place – Tonbridge, Kent

Described as 'the grandest and most perfectly preserved example of a fortified manor house in all England', the Sidney family home of Penshurst Place has been the place for poetic inspiration and lavish Royal hospitality for over 650 years.

Medway - Kent

Explore the Historic Dockyard with its wealth of historical appeal; discover the forts and castles designed for Medway's defence and then pay a visit to the Museum of Royal Engineers to find out more about the military history