Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and HMS Victory Tour from London

Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and HMS Victory Tour from London

Delve into Britain’s rich maritime history on this 1-day Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and HMS ‘Victory’ tour from London. Follow a guide through the dockyards and learn of the ships who have fought — and sunk — protecting the British Isles. Discover famous vessels including Henry VIII’s flagship the ‘Mary Rose’, HMS ‘Victory’ — Lord Nelson’s flagship in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 — and the 19th-century HMS ‘Warrior’. Climb the rigging, learn of life on the high seas and explore centuries of sailing history. Tour includes round-trip travel from your London hotel.
* Duration: 9 hours
* Starts: London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Delve into Britain’s rich maritime history on this 1-day Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and HMS ‘Victory’ tour from London. Follow a guide through the dockyards and learn of the ships who have fought — and sunk — protecting the British Isles. Discover famous vessels including Henry VIII’s flagship the ‘Mary Rose’, HMS ‘Victory’ — Lord Nelson’s flagship in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 — and the 19th-century HMS ‘Warrior’. Climb the rigging, learn of life on the high seas and explore centuries of sailing history. Tour includes round-trip travel from your London hotel.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ England

Explore a range of old Royal Navy ships, museums and shops with nautical themes and possibly see some current warships too.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: The Mary Rose, Main Road Portsmouth Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3PY England

The Mary Rose was the pride and joy of King Henry VIII but sank centuries ago, only to be recovered in a partially preserved state along with tens of thousands of objects. Now open to the public after decades of preservation in the worlds largest airlock.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: HMS Warrior 1860, Victory Gate, Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth PO1 3QX England

HMS Warrior was the nuclear option of the Victorian era. The most powerful vessel in the world with a mix of wood and iron, sail and steam.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: HMS Victory, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Visitors Centre Victory Gate,HM Naval Base,, Portsmouth England

The oldest commissioned warship in the world. Flagship of the Royal Navy under Lord Nelson and most famous for its leading role in the heroic role in the Battle of Trafalgar.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: HMS M.33, Portsmouth_s Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth PO1 3NH England

Explore this perfectly preserved ship that saw action at the infamous WW1 battle at Gallipoli as a floating gun platform built under the orders of Winston Churchill.

Duration: 45 minutes