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 […]

Walk from Portchester Castle to Salt Cafe – photoblog

Driving through Portchester, Hampshire  you are met with pretty pastel coloured cottages edging the pavements and  Portchester Castle  car park where parking is free. Great views over the north end of Portsmouth  Harbour and Port Solent. Let your nose follow the coastal pathway west past the sailing club and round the edge of the castle and […]

Ryde to Seagrove Bay walk -photoblog

Great coastal path walk from bustling Ryde to the more genteel neck of the woods which is Seaview and Seagrove Bay. Most of the time we were in sight of the Solent, the forts and Spinnaker Tower although the path takes you inland momentarily where the coast is unsafe to scramble along. Arriving on the […]

The Grey Traveller at Portsmouth Harbourside.

If you arrive via public transport you will find yourself at a transport hub of train, bus, taxi and ferry. To your left is Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard which deserves a post of its own and straight in front of you are a line of old buildings, many were taverns serving the sailors from Victorian times to […]

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 […]