Portsmouth, 'the great waterfront city,' is surrounded by miles of coastline to enjoy and explore.
Stretching from Old Portsmouth to Eastney Beach, Southsea has miles of beachfront to enjoy. A trip to the seaside is a great way to explore this part of Portsmouth's coastline - whatever the weather!
A visit to Southsea seafront is a fantastic way to enjoy panoramic views of the Solent. Follow the seafront along the esplanade on foot, or by bike along the cycle path.
Along the way you'll arrive at South Parade Pier. Take a moment to breathe in the fresh sea air then discover all the fun things to do at this location. There are plenty of places to stop for food and drink - or even an ice cream! Discover the fascinating history of South Parade Pier and attractions nearby for the whole family. Explore the Visit Portsmouth website for more information.
For a traditional seaside day out, sit back and relax by the sea - you can even hire a beach hut. Click here to find out more information on price and availability.
The Tudor fortification is open between March and October and visitors can take in years of history. Stand on top of the castle and enjoy spectacular views of the Solent. On a clear day, you might be able to spot the Isle of Wight. Back inside the castle, discover the history of the Mary Rose and where it sank.
Check out Southsea Castle for more information on the castle's history, facilities and events.
Take a picnic and enjoy Southsea Common
Once you've discovered the fascinating history of Southsea Castle, why not consider a picnic on Southsea Common? Find out more information about the area on the Visit Portsmouth website.
If you fancy a go on the water, pedal boats are available to hire at Canoe Lake.There are also other sports facilities to enjoy at the park. Have a look at the Visit Portsmouth website to find out more.
Now you've discovered some of the exciting things to do and see at Southsea seafront, why not consider starting a career teaching in Portsmouth? Find out about getting into teaching on the Teach Portsmouth website and find your next step as a future teacher.
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