One of the great day trip destinations is Portsmouth. Therefore we are delivering this Portsmouth and Charles Dickens Tour to you. Portsmouth is a historic naval city, being British Navy’s main port and home to the oldest dry dock in the world, it has Portsmouth’s historic dockyard, with the D- Day museum and UK’s tallest publicly-accessible building, and the Spinnaker Tower is the latest attraction. One of the highest publicly accessible buildings in the United Kingdom, the Spinnaker Tower offers stunning views throughout the city and beyond. Enjoy your traditional English tea 105 meters above the harbour of Portsmouth.
We can start the tour from anywhere you wish between zone 1 to 4
9 AM in the morning (This can be changed)
10 hours after the tour
Prices are based on 10 participants per person (Less than 10 people required recalculation, please ask us)
Professional guidance services throughout the tour in English (For other languages, please ask us)
Meet & greet/drop off service (Door to Door service from Zone 1 to 6)
Operation of the entire tour agenda under expert and professional tour management services with +30 years’ experience
Admission tickets for the places of interests of our Portsmouth and Charles Dickens Tour are all included (Please refer to itinerary)
Public liability insurance
Reservations where necessary to ensure quick site access (Advanced notification required)
Ground transportation by private A/C vehicle depending on the number of people in the party
Parking fee, tax, toll fees, fuel surcharge and driver expenses
Personal Expenses & souvenirs
Meals, snacks and a soft/fizzy drinks along the meal/packed lunch where available
Guidance services request in other & rare languages based on availability (Please ask us)
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Portsmouth and Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum Tour
The area is also home to Lord Nelson's flagship HMS Victory and Henry VIII Historical Mary Rose, which was rescued from the seabed of 1982. Portsmouth is where one of the most famous figures of Victorian literature, Charles Dickens, was born. In the 19th century, this house in Regency was decorated with an idea of the Victorian Portsmouth. If you are a Charles Dickens lover, then, this house definitely must be seen. Look at the first home of Charles Dickens with numerous possessions and photographs, the ceramics, furniture, house artefacts, glass and decorations have faithfully been recreated in the Regency style that Charles' parents favoured, although their properties have been dispersed for a long time. There are three furnished rooms: The lounge, the dining room and Charles ' bedroom. The exhibition room features a snuff box, a tinky cup and a paper knife and a small collection of memorabilia: The couch that he passed away on at his home in Kent, a poignant memory of an author who was celebrated for his prodigious talent and his creative work.
After a long day, you will have the chance to get some free time in the lively Gunwharf Quays in the port, for shopping and dining, while Old Portsmouth harbour offers cobbled roads, sophisticated pubs and a small but interesting cathedral. In its Common Clarence Pier Southsea offers more family fun you can experience. A great day out awaits you in Portsmouth today. Enjoy!