Photograph of Spinnaker Tower from across the water in Old Portsmouth

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Portsmouth of the Past offers private and public group walking tours around historic Old Portsmouth - focusing on the lives, loves and losses of its people, not dreary dates or boring buildings.

Guides have an unrivalled knowledge of historic Portsmouth, from its Roman origins to the present day. Whether you are interested in military history, ghosts, World Wars and their impact on Portsmouth's people, or just want a flavour of the city heritage, Portsmouth of the Past has plenty to offer.

The tours are suitable for all ages and last around 70-80 minutes The route is approximately two miles long and wheelchair friendly throughout. It's suitable for children, teenagers, adults and senior citizens.

As well as the full tour, a 30-minute 'flavour' tour is also available.

Tour groups are limited to 12 people to ensure all participants can hear and engage. Visitors may turn up on the day but preference will be given to anyone who has booked in advance.

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Portsmouth of the Past Walking Tours

Type:Walking Tour

In front of HMS Warrior by the Mudlarks Statue, Outside the entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3DT
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Opening Times

Portsmouth of the Past Walking Tours (14 Apr 2022 - 18 Sept 2022)

* Tours from 11am-12.30pm, 1pm-2.30pm and 3pm-4.30pm

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