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Dog-friendly holiday apartments in Southsea

21st June 2023

As dog owners ourselves, we know how important it is to find a great place for everyone to visit in the summer holidays. If you are coming to stay in one of our dog-friendly holiday apartments in Southsea, there are some amazing places to take your dog. Some of our rentals in Portsmouth and Southsea have dog-friendly gardens, so your pet is also welcome to come on holiday. 

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Where to go for Cocktails in Southsea

5th May 2023

If you are staying in our serviced apartments in Southsea and fancy a cheeky night out, there are some fantastic places in Portsmouth for cocktails.

Close to our Apartment, ‘Luxury on the beach’ is ‘The Briny’ on Southsea seafront, which offers a wide selection of cocktails served with a fabulous sea view! Our guests also get a 10% discount when staying with us.

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Things to do in Portsmouth

6th March 2023

The Holidays are fast approaching and if you are  looking at a fun-filled family break this Easter, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some of our recommendations for what to do during your stay in Portsmouth this Easter:

  1. Visit the Historic Dockyard - The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a must-visit attraction for history enthusiasts. 
  2. Take a Harbour Tour - Portsmouth Harbour is one of the busiest and most important ports in the UK. 
  3. Explore Southsea - Southsea is a lively seaside resort, take a stroll along the promenade and visit Southsea Castle. 
  4. Visit Portsmouth Cathedral (pictured)
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15 things to do on a rainy day in Portsmouth

If the weather is a bit wet, there is still plenty to do here in Portsmouth. Here are our top 15 things to do on a rainy day in Portsmouth

  1. Visit the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and explore the many historic ships and exhibits,
  2. Go up the Spinnaker Tower for a panoramic view of the city and the harbour.
  3. Visit the Portsmouth Museum, which has a wide range of artefacts and exhibits on the city's history and culture.
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National Trust Locations close to Portsmouth and Southsea

The National Trust has some lovely heritage sites near to our holiday accommodation in Southsea and Portsmouth.

Uppark - Perched on a high vantage point on the South Downs 

Hinton Ampner - an elegant country manor and tranquil garden

South Harting and the nearby Harting Down. 

St Helens Duver you might also want to visit the Isle of Wight, 

Mottisfont an 18th-century building transformed into a neo-classical home

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