Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Rising 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour Spinnaker Tower welcomes visitors to its observation decks to marvel at the harbour, Gosport waterfront, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth city and beyond. All ages will enjoy this landmark whether it’s the thrill of abseiling down the tower, walking across the glass floor or just simply looking at the incredible 360 degree views. The Grey Traveller visited […]

Wightlink at Gunwharf

Travelling from Gunwharf with Wightlink is an absolute pleasure. A seamless check in with printed booking firmly placed  on the dashboard and directed to a numbered bay we awaited the arrival of our ferry St Faith. You are advised to arrive about thirty minutes prior to your crossing  to ease the flow of traffic and ensure embarking […]

Gosport Ferryside

If you arrive ferryside via the regular boat from Portsmouth look left and let your nose guide you to Trinity Church. The building looks fairly utilitarian but don’t be put off by the exterior and pop your head inside for an unexpected glimpse of a pristine Georgian style interior, all white and with impressive columns. As […]

The Isle of Wight Coastal Path – Yarmouth (4 miles)

Four mile walk (approx) I live right opposite the Isle of Wight and in my life time haven’t visited it anywhere near enough so after a recent visit I now pledge to explore this island much more. Crossing The Solent from Portsmouth The Grey Traveller languished in a chilled atmosphere in the lounge aboard a  Wightlink ferry. With great […]

Cruising with Wightlink.

Wow what a fantastic experience pulling out of Portsmouth Harbour on a Wightlink Ferry last weekend, OK so the sun was shining on the The Grey Traveller but wow it’s been a long time since I have hopped over to the Isle of Wight and I live dead opposite infact I see it every day, I’m ashamed I haven’t […]