Southsea Castle

Interesting
At the southernmost tip of the island stands the castle, built by Henry VII in 1544-1545 as part of the chain of forts protecting the ports along the south and east coast. The central keep, surrounded by a dry moat, is mainly Tudor. Inside is an exhibition tracing the expansion of Portsmouth's fortifications.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Clarence Esplanade

Opening hours

Apr-Sep: 10am-5pm, last admission 30min before closing - closed Mon (except Bank Hol Mon)

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