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The South Sights

Portchester Castle

  • Off A27 Map It
  • Portsmouth
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 05/28/2014

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Incorporating the walls of a Roman fort built more than 1,600 years ago, Portchester Castle claims to have the most complete set of Roman walls in northern Europe. In the 12th century a Norman castle (now in ruins) was built inside the impressive fortifications. From the keep's central tower you can take in a sweeping view of the harbor and coastline.

Sight Information

Address:

Off A27, near Fareham, Portsmouth, PO16 9QW, England

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Phone:

023-9237–8291

Sight Details:

  • £4.90
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 10–6; Nov.–mid-Feb. and Mar., weekends 10–4; mid- to late Feb. and Oct., 10–4 daily

Updated 05/28/2014

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