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Emirates Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth Family Entrance Ticket
"Take a high speed lift to view deck one 100 metres above sea level and experience the wow of the stunning 350 panoramic view over the Solent and beyond. Explore over 1700 years of history and the secrets of the view with audio guides and interactive touch screens available in multiple languages.Venture across the amazing glass Sky Walk high above the harbour - if you dare! Then take to the helm of our rib boat simulator and race your friends and family.Next head up to the Café in the Clouds 105 metres above the Harbour and relax with a coffee and cake whilst enjoying the breathtaking scenery. Finally climb to the highest open air viewing level and experience the refreshing sea breeze in your hair!Back on ground level
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and HMS Victory Tour from London
"This full-day tour from the London area takes you on a scenic drive to the historic naval dockyards of Portsmouth where you’ll see the famous ships that attract visitors from around the world.On your tour of several historic Royal Navy ships the highlight will undoubtedly be HMS Victory Nelson’s flagship during the famous Battle of Trafalgar. Learn what life was like for these brave sailors climb the decks and see where Nelson lived and died.Another highlight for many is the Mary Rose the flagship of King Henry VIII. This old ship sank on its maiden voyage just outside Portsmouth harbor wall. It was raised from the seabed in the 1980s and is now housed in a brand-new museum along with thousands of artifacts.Nearby we can also visit HMS Warrior
From GBP200.00
 
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard: All Attraction Ticket
"Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a great day out for all! Offering a unique experience which spans 800 years of British Naval history and situated within a working Naval Base the Historic Dockyard is the only place in the world to see the Royal Navy past present and future - a must see for anyone visiting the South of England.The annual ALL-ATTRACTION TICKET includes entry to: • The new Mary Rose Museum: which launched in 2013. This brand new state-of-the-art museum is home to the remains of Henry VIII’s flagship and an extraordinary collection of artifacts recovered from the sea after 400 years.• HMS Warrior 1860: the world’s first iron-hulled armored warship launched in 1860 and never fired a shot in anger yet changed naval warfare forever.• HMS Victory: the world’s oldest commissioned warship
From GBP26.00

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Freshwater History

The dispute between Freshwater and Brooke erupted after the Commonwealth and continued for many years after. John Hooke himself was a part of the dispute, as well as being present in Freshwater when...
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Feb 09, 2007

Freshwater History

Once Goodman was under scrutiny from the Commonwealth government, and therefore vulnerable, Bowerman set about providing Brooke church with the status of a parish. He railed in a piece of his ground...
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Feb 09, 2007

Freshwater History

Cardell Goodman took over as rector of Freshwater in 1641 on the death of the Warburton. In a Lay Subsidy of 1642, Goodman was assessed for one property in Freshwater parish, presumably the parsonage,...
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Feb 09, 2007

Freshwater History

In 1545, the "Courte off Thagmentations off the Revenues of the Kynges highnes Crowne" registered this in an "Inquisition and Survey"."Suthampton - The Isle of Wight.The Freechaple of Broke within the...
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Feb 09, 2007

Freshwater History

At the dissolution of the Monasteries, Freshwater was forfeited to the King and remained with the Crown until 1623, when James I gave it to John Williams, Bishop of Lincoln. In turn, he granted it to...
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Feb 09, 2007

Freshwater History

The parish of Freshwater, like several other large parishes, was established in Saxon times. On the Isle of Wight, these Anglo-saxon parishes tended to be very large areas. They generally stretched...
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Freshwater Isle

These cliffs are frequented by immense numbers of marine birds, puffins, razor-bills, willocks, gulls, cormorants, Cornish choughs, daws, starlings, and wild pigeons; some of which come at stated...
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Freshwater Isle

Even by the mid 19th century, some of these open, strip fields still existed in the southern part of the Freshwater area and many of the enclosed fields are long and thin, suggesting remnants of the...
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Freshwater Isle

By the 17th century, the area of Freshwater Isle was a mixture of enclosed fields and the traditonal, open field system, divided up into individual strips. Indeed, even in 1839, there were areas of...
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Freshwater Isle

Freshwater Islein the 17th centuryThe Freshwater region is very nearly an island, separated by a river estuary that extends northwards from Freshwater Gate on the southern shore of the island as far...
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Smugglers on the Isle of Wight

Smuggling on the Isle of WightIn Hampshire, the smuggler's job was made especially easy by the proximity of the Isle of Wight. The island had a well-developed trade in wool exports, and until the late...
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Top Hotels in Freshwater

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Bedbury Lane, FRESHWATER, PO40 9PE, GB
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Brookside Road, , Freshwater, Isle of Wight PO40 9
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Things to Do Near Freshwater

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Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

A wonderful museum that surprised me very much! I read about it in my travel guide and decided to go. The museum is located on the east cliff, a beautiful location overlooking the ocean. In the front...
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Long John Eater

The staff are very good and will go out their way to assist you, there's also a varied menu. Situated at the bottom of a steep hill, there's plenty of room upstairs and down, the view over the bay is...
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The Gardens

The walk from Bournemouth town centre to Bournemouth Pier takes you through some attractive gardens.Within the gardens you will find several things to see and do.These include mini golf,a large bird...
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Beach

Of course I knew that Bournemouth was a beach town, but when I went to the beach on my first afternoon in town, it took my breath away for a short moment. I really had not expected such an impressive...
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King's Square

King’s Square is a triangular square, partly built on the spot of a former cemetery. On an elevated piece at the southeastern side of the square, you can still see some of the former tombstones. It...
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Salisbury Museum

In The Close opposite Salisbury Cathedral is The King’s House, home of Salisbury Museum. If I’m being completely honest, much of the stuff on display in this 15thc building didn’t excite me too...
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Top 5 Freshwater Writers

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"Frehwater you cannot drink!"
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"Freshwater - The Needles"
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"Freashwater"
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