Family Days Out in Portsmouth and Southsea

 Southsea Beach

Southsea Seafront

Southsea is within a mile of Portsmouth's city centre.
Southsea beach is mostly flint gravel, but with sand exposed at low tide. A prominent sight out to sea is the four large forts created in the 1860s as part of an attempt to fortify the city against the threat of invasion. From the shore they look oval but are, actually round. There are two piers: South Parade Pier and Clarence Pier; both have amusement arcades. South Parade Pier also contains a ballroom and a bar area. Clarence Pier is next to a permanent funfair.

 

 

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 Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium in Southsea, Portsmouth is situated on Clarence Esplanade, between the two piers. Blue Reef Aquarium is a stunning show rain or shine and all ages. Animals ranging from local marine species to the hundreds of tropical fish in the gigantic ocean display complete with underwater tunnel for the perfect underwater experience.

 

 

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 Playzone Portsmouth

Playzone

Playzone Portsmouth is a big, bright entertainment centre for kids, its the biggest commercial indoor play area and play barn on the south coast. Playzone is ideal for family days out, catering for toddlers to teens and with a cafe on site no need to pack lunch! 

 

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 Spinnaker Tower Days Out

Spinnaker Tower

Stretching for up to 23 miles in any direction, the views from the top of the Spinnaker Tower are truly breathtaking. Full height glass walls surround you on three sides. At 100 metres above sea level, experience the remarkable feeling of walking on air on the glass floor, the largest in Europe!

 

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