Delve into Britain’s rich maritime history on this 1-day Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and HMS ‘Victory’ tour from London. Follow a guide through the dockyards and learn of the ships who have fought — and sunk — protecting the British Isles. Discover famous vessels including Henry VIII’s flagship the ‘Mary Rose’, HMS ‘Victory’ — Lord Nelson’s flagship in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 — and the 19th-century HMS ‘Warrior’. Climb the rigging, learn of life on the high seas and explore centuries of sailing history. Tour includes round-trip travel from your London hotel.
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Stop At: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ England
Explore a range of old Royal Navy ships, museums and shops with nautical themes and possibly see some current warships too.
Duration: 5 hours
Stop At: The Mary Rose Museum, Main Road Portsmouth Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3PY England
The Mary Rose was the pride and joy of King Henry VIII but sank centuries ago, only to be recovered in a partially preserved state along with tens of thousands of objects. Now open to the public after decades of preservation in the worlds largest airlock.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: HMS Warrior 1860, Victory Gate, Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth PO1 3QX England
HMS Warrior was the nuclear option of the Victorian era. The most powerful vessel in the world with a mix of wood and iron, sail and steam.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: HMS Victory, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Visitors Centre Victory Gate,HM Naval Base,, Portsmouth England
The oldest commissioned warship in the world. Flagship of the Royal Navy under Lord Nelson and most famous for its leading role in the heroic role in the Battle of Trafalgar.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: HMS M.33, Portsmouth_s Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth PO1 3NH England
Explore this perfectly preserved ship that saw action at the infamous WW1 battle at Gallipoli as a floating gun platform built under the orders of Winston Churchill.
Duration: 45 minutes
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Dress code is casual
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Private Guide
- Private transportation
- Entry tickets
- Entry/Admission - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
- Entry/Admission - The Mary Rose Museum
- Entry/Admission - HMS Warrior 1860
- Entry/Admission - HMS Victory
- Entry/Admission - HMS M.33
- Food and drinks
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from any Central London hotel.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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