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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth’s association with naval power dates back around 1,200 years, and is still considered the home of the Royal Navy to this day. From the ‘wooden walls’ of the Mary Rose to the iron-hulled HMS Warrior, Portsmouth Dockyard is a living museum come to life, with some of the greatest and inspiring naval warships the world has ever seen on display. Explore the Royal Navy’s greatest vessels, its history and role as an important protector and sea power throughout our rich history – which hasn’t always been plain sailing in times of threat. Go on a journey through time and soak up the sights and sounds with access to all the major dockyard attractions. Browse our collection of awe-inspiring sightseeing and attractions at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to plan your perfect day out in Portsmouth.

Visit To Portsmouth Dockyard

See Lord Nelson’s HMS Victory, the most famous warship to ever grace international waters and a reminder of the great victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. Peruse through the most fearsome warship in the world in the late 19th Century, HMS Warrior. Explore life under the sea with Britain’s last remaining WWII submarine, HMS Alliance. Discover treasures of the last 350 years at The National Museum of the Royal Navy, for a true insight into all aspects of Navy life of our servicemen and servicewomen through the centuries. With so much more to see and do, you’ll surely have worked up an appetite with all that fresh sea air and exploring. Dine out at Boathouse No.4 for the essential seafood experience – from crab to fish finger sandwiches! From days out for two, to family days out, there’s something for everyone to enjoy with a visit to Portsmouth Dockyard. All aboard!