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Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Categories: Observation Decks, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 3,200 reviews on the web
A curvaceous, billowing structure modeled after a sail to reflect Portsmouth’s history as a maritime town, Spinnaker Tower looms elegantly over the city’s harbor. Finished in 2005, the tower stands 170 m (560 ft) tall, and can be seen even from beyond the city limits. Take the elevator to one of the tower’s three observation decks and enjoy the view across Portsmouth and its surroundings. Arrange your visit to Spinnaker Tower and discover more family-friendly attractions in Portsmouth using our Portsmouth trip itinerary maker.
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  • Good experience of viewing the harbour from above. Creative photo service. But tower glass should be better cleaned. You have all the taint and mark of dirt in the pictures taken through the glass. 
  • The Spinnaker Tower is in a beautiful area, the internal lift takes you to more than 100 metres high and makes you crazy views for Portsmouth. You also must take a picture on the glass floor downstairs.
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  • Day out with the family. Amazing views. The kids really enjoyed the glass floor and the other interactive bits. Spent about 2.5 hours up the tower. Cakes looked amazing in the cafe at the top of the t...  read more »
  • I abseiled the tower with my mum yesterday to raise money for charity and just can't get over what a fantastic experience and wonderful staff!! My mum doesn't do heights too well and the guys that sorted our kit and the guys at the top doing the ropes were so so kind and together with it, it went so smoothly that before we even knew it we were over the edge and on our way. They put us both at ease and managed to make us feel confident in what we were doing. I can't rate them enough!! And the experience itself... Just WOW. I'd do it again in a heartbeat. Thank you so much!!! Definitely definitely worth a visit!!'
  • Fantastic views, we had a personal tour guide the lady who took us was fantastic very knowledgeable and a good laugh. Great value for money. Great views at the top. Don't forget if you get to the top look out for the owl.
  • Fantastic architecture, breathtaking view. It takes a lot of courage to walk over the partitioned glass floor, but totally worth it. The view over Portsmouth and across the bay is really, really great. You can go upstairs and enjoy a cup of (fill in favorite hot beverage here) and enjoy the view. The Gift Shop is a really great place: I`m not really a fan of merchandise take-alongs, but they have a really good choice of knickknacks, souvenirs and classy maritime gifts (for self, and others).
  • £90 To go abseiling. Advanced booking is a recommended option. Tower has 3 levels. An observation deck with a section of glass floor and touchscreen prompts. Views from hailing island all the way round to Portsdown Hill, Historic Dockyard, P. Harbour, Gosport, Isle of White; a tea and coffee deck with cakes and possibly hot amd cold sandwiches; and an upper open air deck, small but enough. I went on a hot sunny Sunday mid day and surprisingly there was no wait. Cafe seating bit tight. (I only provide 5 stars to exceptional locations)
  • Very nice place to visit. Expensive to actually go inside the spinnaker tower but worth it I think. Has a cafe up the top and a glass floor to walk on. Lots of fun facts around you when you look out each direction telling you what way you're looking and what you might be able to see on a clear day. The surrounding area is also very nice in the summer for shopping and a bite to eat. They have everything and even award winning toilets.
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