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Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

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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. Using our custom trip planner, Portsmouth attractions like Spinnaker Tower can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • No queue to get in, great view from up there. Staff very nice and smiling. If do not fear the heights I recommend to pop by if around.  more »
  • Lucky enough to have a blue sky day so the views of the silent and harbour were magnificent. Deck 1 is the best... Deck 2 limited to the cafe and deck 3 where one expects to be outside it too small an...  more »
  • Did the Sparkles package as a way of reserving a table in the cafe, but didn't really need to as visitor numbers were very low when we went. Excellent view across the docks and Portsmouth and very cle...  more »
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  • Visiting Portsmouth? You should anyway. This is one of the best experiences there, with great staff to really help you get the most out of your tenner. Views are superb in almost every direction and you can see the big ferries coming back from France from the channel, among naval ships and more. Glass floors, cafe inside to relax and enjoy the view, great gift shop too. Definitely recommend.
  • Excellent place to visit to get amazing views. The staff are extremely helpful and willing to offer any information you may require about the area and other attractions that are near by. During the summer months if your brave enough and able to book a place as they sell out so fast , you can abseil down the side of the tower giving another spectacular view of the area.
  • Fantastic views, a great experience but what made it so special was the lovely staff so very helpful and informative. From the ticket box to the lovely lady who took us up into the lift. But special thanks to the young man on the photo desk who told us about the chainlink walk and even went off and came back with a map for me.
  • Views not to be missed. The entry fee is a bit pricey for what you get during the visit but it's it's still worth seeing. The first floor is an almost 360 view from the top. The second floor up is a restaurant and cafe. The third floor is worth the stay if it's not overcrowded as there's an astroturf set up with beach lounges to spend a bit of time.
  • Great views. Beautiful design. Thrilling glass floor. Check website for details.
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