Destination Spotlight: Portsmouth
Portsmouth is a city that is famous for many things; regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era, renowned writer Charles Dickens was born in Landport, being best known for his creation of fictional characters including Oliver Twist. Another notable mark is their resident football clubs, ‘City of Portsmouth’ and ‘Portsmouth Football Club’, or ‘Pompey’ which the club, and the city itself, was affectionately nicknamed.
On Gough Map, Portsmouth was the oldest route map - this map was created in 1360 presenting ‘Portis Mouth’ (as it was written) inhabiting 600 towns and cities. Not forgetting to mention the popularity of the name, as there are notably many places in the world that also share this name as well, including Ohio, Iowa and Rhode Island, just to name a few.
There is always something unique to do and see in Portsmouth as it is also home to a variety of retail options and world-class attractions. Spinnaker Tower is included in their list of iconic landmarks as well as boasting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, where you can also discover 800 years of maritime history, or how about you take a walk in the steps of Henry VIII as you explore his Southsea Castle.
Conferences & Meetings in Portsmouth
Portsmouth is home to a variety of venues that are all diverse in their own right, however they will all provide you with that ideal location for you to hold your conference, event, meeting or similar. Each venue will accommodate you and your delegates, regardless of what your individual needs and requirements may be.
Inject some magic into your event, with its unique waterfront location and impressive architecture, Spinnaker Tower as it is available exclusively for you as it offers breathtaking panorama views spanning 350° of the South Coast, which provides you with a backdrop that is stunning and not available anywhere else. Offering an a selection of rooms that are state-of-the-art as well as being well-equipped to manage your business or corporate event is Action Stations, with each of their rooms being versatile and flexible to your needs and requirements.
Providing that magical background is The Mary Rose Museum as you will be surrounded with artefacts recovered from the flagship of Henry VIII, accommodating intimate and formal dinners. Whilst Solent Forts is like no other venue, offer you such unique privacy, security and luxury, providing you with such solitude away from prying eyes. Offering warm hospitality, Portsmouth Marriott has a spectacular location with their stylish and modern design blending throughout their venue.