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HMS Victory, Mary Rose & Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - Private Tour From London

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A private and bespoke tour direct from your London accommodation with a personal Driver and Guide.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard contains a collection of some of the worlds most historic ships - HMS Victory, Flagship to Admiral Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar. The Mary Rose - King Henry VIII War Ship recovered from the sea in 1982, a time capsule of Tudor life. And not forgetting HMS Warrior the formidable Iron Clad that saw the end of the age of sail. All this, plus museums containing personal possessions of Admiral Nelson, and the history of the Royal Navy and life at Sea.

Portsmouth is still home to the British Navy and the harbour boat tour will give you an insight into her current vessels.
• Bespoke & Private Tour At Your Pace
• Go on board HMS Victory and learn it's amazing History
• Brand New Visitor Centre for Mary Rose
• Learn all about the British Navy
• Harbour Boat Cruise of Portsmouth

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ England

This private tour includes full access to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and all its museums and exhibits.

Tickets also include a Harbour Tour.

Lord Nelson's Flagship Victory is the main attraction here. You will be able to step aboard the World's oldest commissioned War Ship and go below deck to see the spot where Nelson died during the Battle of Trafalgar. A Sea battle that firmly established Britain as the greatest Naval Power and 'Ruler of the Waves"

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Mary Rose, Main Road Portsmouth Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3PY England

The Mary Rose was a Tudor Warship and Flagship in the Navy of King Henry VIII.

Tragedy struck the English Fleet at the Battle of the Solent in 1545. While repelling a French attack Mary Rose's open gun ports flooded, and she sank. 90% of the crew went down with her as they were trapped under the anti boarding netting.

Rediscovered in the 1960s, and recovered in 1982. Archeologists found a time capsule of Tudor warfare and life.

Now you can see the remains of Mary Rose in this excellent and award winning museum full with thousands of Tudor artifacts.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: HMS Warrior 1860, Victory Gate, Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth PO1 3QX England

Launched in 1860, Warrior was the most heavily armed and feared ship in the British Navy. This Iron Clad Ship patrolled the channel and served as a detterant against French attack. She has masts and sails, but also a powerful Engine room.

However, the Victorian era was one of rapid development and industrialisation and Warrior soon became obsolete. Warrior truly was the end of Warships under sail.

Eventually becoming and oil refueling vessel
until the late 1970s. In the 1980s she underwent an incredible restoration project, and you can now see Warrior returned to her 1860's glory.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • All UK Government Safety guidelines and requirements at the time of travel will be followed during your tour.
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
  • Entry/Admission - The Mary Rose
  • Entry/Admission - HMS Warrior 1860


Exclusions
  • Food and drinks


Duration
8 to 10 hours

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