Paultons Park and Peppa Pig World are located around 30 miles from the centre of Portsmouth, which is packed with excellent tourist attractions. Whether you’re looking for free things to do in Portsmouth or something to do with kids in this lovely city, we’ve produced this guide to give you some ideas about what to do in Portsmouth so you can really make the most of your free time.

things to do in Portsmouth

With plenty of things to do in Portsmouth, there will definitely be something exciting to suit your family. Portsmouth tourist attractions include the Blue Reef Aquarium, where you can see sharks and other sea creatures up close, and the Clarence Pier amusement park which will see the whole family take on an extreme high ropes course above the Solent.

If you fancy a bit of retail therapy as part of your Paultons Park short break, a trip to the Gunwharf Quays Shopping Centre is a must. Home to all of the greatest names in shopping and dining, there’s also a cinema, bowling alley and art gallery. One of the most famous things to see in Portsmouth is the Spinnaker Tower — it rises 170 metres in the air, so it’s hard to miss!

things to do in Portsmouth

Packed with nautical history, this port city is brilliant for maritime enthusiasts. Visit the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and explore the Mary Rose Museum, the National Museum of the Royal Navy, and the Royal Marines Museum. You’ll also have the chance to step back in time as you step on board the famous HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. For more information about museums in the local area, check out our guide to museums in Hampshire.

Short breaks are now available to book; packages include your Paultons Park and Peppa Pig World tickets and an overnight stay at a hotel in Portsmouth, Southampton or the New Forest with breakfast.

Need more information about what to do as part of your Paultons Park family getaway? Check out our helpful guides for more information about things to do in Hampshire, Southampton, or the New Forest. for more advice and information, visit our help centre.