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Portchester Castle is the former site of a Roman fort commands stunning views towards Portsmouth, now just a ruin and not much to see unless you really get a frill from destroyed walls, not sure I would pay the entrance fee of £7.60 PP to...More
Take a walk back in time inside or outside the Castle grounds! Always make a stop by with friends to walk their dogs amongst the grounds. Great walking trail outside around the castle beside the water!
Went here to see a piece of british history. Didn’t go inside as we were more interested in just seeing it from the outside. Glad to see it’s kept authentic and not dolled up - no screens, not a bunch of placks and no touristification.
Castle well signed from the main road down to two free car parks the larger one where we parked having free clean toilet facilities. Short walk to the castle wall where you enter the castle grounds via a purpose built wooden bridge. Plenty of opportunity...More
We visited the castle on a nice sunny day and had a very enjoyable time. The keep was very interesting and guide book helpful. Spiral staircase was the narrowest I have ever come across but they have put in straight staircases to most floors which...More
Although I have been to bigger and better preserved castles, this was still great. Fantastic location, with great views. We took advantage of the free audio tour. This property is English Heritage. We joined up online. Will definitely come back October to see this place...More
Great castle to visit and have a picnic. Good walk round the castle and great views of Portsmouth. Free parking and toilet facilities. You can also pay to see the armoury in the castle . There is also a good gift shop serving good coffee.
Fortunately live within a mile of this historic Castle and visit often with my Grandson. Great on a sunny day to take a picnic and make a day of it. Great cake and hot drink at the small 'cafe' run by the ''Friends of Portchester''...More
Yes of course. You can visit the dungeons ,climb the steps to the tower. You might also want to go to the tourture chambers and see what it was like for prisoners. Hope this helps. Its a two thousand year old castle and fort... More
Yes of course. You can visit the dungeons ,climb the steps to the tower. You might also want to go to the tourture chambers and see what it was like for prisoners. Hope this helps. Its a two thousand year old castle and fort before. Lots of history and well preserved.