Portsmouth cruise port is on the south coast of the UK. It is near the Historic Naval Dockyard. Portsmouth cruise port terminal is easily accessible by rail and by road from London. It is a departure port and port of call for small and medium sized cruise ships.
Portsmouth cruise port is included in the ship schedule of lines including Thomson Cruises, Voyages of Discovery, Windstar Cruises, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises,Silversea Cruises, Hurtigruten, Swan Hellenic and Cruise & Maritime Services.
Highlights: Historic Dockyard, Nelson's flagship Victory
Portsmouth cruise terminal
Portsmouth cruise port terminal building was constructed in the period February 2010 – February 2011. It was officially open on May 13, 2011. The size of the building is 2,700 square meters with 800 square meters glass facade.
The building is designed to be environment friendly. The investment is £16.5 million.
Portsmouth cruise port terminal building is heated or cooled by seawater thermal energy. This reduces the carbon footprint. The consumption of potable water is reduced by the use of seawater for toilets flushing. The ventilation of the building is done by the “windcatchers” located on the roof.
The rating of the Portsmouth cruise port terminal building according to the international environmental rating system for buildings (BREEAM) is very good.
- Up to 2 hrs: £3.00
- Up to 4 hrs: £6.00
- Up to 8 hrs: £9.00
- Up to 24 hrs: £12.00
- Up to 48 hrs: £20.00, thereafter £10 for each 24 hrs
Portsmouth tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
- Southsea Seafront: beautiful open space, great for the family. You can have a picnic and enjoy the gardens with flowers and plants or visit the Southsea Castle, the Pyramids Center or the Reef Aquarium.
- Blue Reef Aquarium: located on the on Clarence Esplanade, on the Southsea seafront.
- Portsmouth Historic Dockyard: visit the Mary Rose Museum and discover the historic HMS Warrior 1860 and HMS Victory. Located in HM Naval Base at Victory Gate.
- Spinnaker Tower: the tallest structure accessible to the public outside of London. You will be amazed by the Portsmouth Harbour view at Gunwharf Quays.
- Gunwarf Quays: complex for entertainment and retail at the Portsmouth Harbour. Find a lot of bars, restaurants and designers shops. You can spend some time in the cinema or play bowling.
- Charles Dickens Birthplace: one of the greatest writers in the world was born in Portsmouth in 1812 on the 7th of February. It is located in Landport at 1 Mile End Terrace. The museum works from May to September and on February 7th.
- D Day Museum: dates from 1984. It commemorates D Day anniversary and you can see the Overlord Embroidery. It is 272 ft Bayeux Tapestry equivalent. Located on Clarence Esplanade.
- Fort Nelson: in the 1860s Lord Palmerston built the City Defenses. Fort Nelson is a part of them. You can see nearly 400 cannons and guns – the Royal Armouries collection of Artillery’s part. Located on Portsdown Hill Road.
The Portsmouth cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Portsmouth, England.
If you lose the Portsmouth location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Portsmouth cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Portsmouth, England. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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16 October, 2016