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Southsea Beach, Portsmouth

(3.4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Southsea is a place that you'll never tire of; it's exciting, vibrant and entertaining. Southsea offers great museums, exciting places to visit and is home to some of the south coast's most historic sites. The shopping area provides a great mix of specialist, unique and boutique style shopping together with Debenhams and John Lewis department stores. When you add the beach and the great sea views to a great shopping experience you will certainly want to visit again and again.

Southsea provides plenty of activities for all the family from shopping in Palmerston Road pedestrian area, to all teh attractions along the beautiful seafront from Clarence Pier to Royal Marines Museum. All within 10 minutes of local travel and also service by the Southsea Beach bus X25.

Between the sea and the shops you'll find the great and green open space 'Southsea Common'. Many of the major events that take place in Portsmouth are based on and around the Common and when not hosting an event it's a great place to stroll and take a break.
To visit Southsea Beach and other attractions in Portsmouth, use our Portsmouth holiday planner.
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  • What a great place to visit. Plenty of free parking along the front, with easy access straight onto the beach, a couple of coffee shops are located down this couple of miles of promenade. The beach is...  more »
  • Popular in summer, used all year round, not much sand but pebbles abound, hardly ever warm when you go in the sea and still in summer you need a hot flask of coffee, hot chocolate or tea, if you want ...  more »
  • Even when the sea is rough i love walking along the seafront. Our dog loves picking up stones and droping them back in the sea again.