Christmas in PortsmouthBook
Escape to the waterfront city this winter and get into the festive spirit with a whole host of seasonal seaside treats in Portsmouth.
From traditional Christmas and farmers’ markets to a dedicated ice skating rink, the city has everything you need to make your Christmas extra special this year.
Portsmouth is well known for its superb shopping experience and things get even better in the Winter.
Gunwharf Quays, with its 90 premium outlet stores offering up to 60% of regular retail prices, will be opening late on weekdays from 9 November to give you that little extra time to get your Christmas shopping wrapped up.
You’ll find fabulous independent boutiques and vintage shops in Southsea, alongside brand favourites like John Lewis and Debenhams. Portsmouth city centre, meanwhile, will play host to its usual array of high street stores, as well as a traditional Christmas market.
With so much going on over Christmas in Portsmouth, there’s something festive round every corner.
Dancing on Ice champion or complete novice, from 18 November, you’ll be able to ice skate around Guildhall Square. After skating, take a break in the Moguls Alpine Cafe Bar with a sumptuous hot chocolate.
There’s also the Victorian Festival of Christmas at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the Portsmouth Beer Festival at the Guildhall and a host of other events.
Don’t miss out on a festive season to remember in Portsmouth – book your ferry to the mainland today.
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