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Weekly City Spotlight: Portsmouth

Portsmouth

Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Tower

The UK’s only island city, Portsmouth is situated on England’s South Coast in the county of Hampshire.  The birthplace of Charles Dickens and Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Portsmouth is also recognised for its significance as a main naval port, and HMS Victory together with the Mary Rose and HMS Warrior can be found in its dry dock, which the oldest of its kind still in use. Portsmouth is a hugely popular waterside destination and the millennium trail offers visitors a chance to explore the waterfront further, with attractions such as the D-Day Museum, Portsmouth Cathedral and the Spinnaker Tower all found in this historic and cultural city.

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