A long lease was granted to the Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust in 1985 by the British Government for much of the historic part of the dockyard. It's this part of the dockyard that is open to the public and contains a wide range of attractions including: Action Stations, Mary Rose, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860, Royal Naval Museum, Dockyard Apprentice and Harbour Tours. The dockyard also contains, cafe's, bars, restaurants and retail outlets.
We'd welcome your thoughts if you've recently been to the Portsmouth dock, or would like to recommend another attraction or great venue for a family day out in Hampshire. This link for more local tourist attractions.
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All about Hampshire
Hampshire has played a central part in the history of England, the county town of Winchester was at one time England's capital city. A significant part of the population live in the urbanized south of the county particularly around Southampton and Portsmouth. The channel lies to the south and has been central to the economic well being of the area. Today nearly half the county is made up up the New Forest and the South Downs. Hampshire enjoys close connections with the armed forces and strong ties to the maritime industry.
A varied county
Very rural to the north large sprawling coastal conurbations to the south, Hampshire is a county of contrasts. It enjoys some beautiful coastline and areas of outstanding natural beauty. The administration of the county on a district level is broken down to the authorities of: Basingstoke and Deane,
City of Winchester,
City of Portsmouth, Rushmoor, City of Southampton and the Test Valley
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