Nestled in Langstone Harbour, Southsea Marina offers a relaxed and friendly haven in which boating enthusiasts can escape the pressures of everyday life. The South Coast marina is the perfect hideaway from the bustle of Portsmouth and an ideal place to sit back and enjoy the ambience of the harbour.

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Things to do in the local area

On the water’s edge, the Marina Bar and Cafe serves quality local produce and is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Serving Indian cuisine, Bombay Bay offers views over the marina and has a good takeaway menu. In Southsea itself, there’s a unique range of shops and boutiques as well as an aquarium and two piers, both with amusement arcades. Once a village, Southsea blends seamlessly into the city of Portsmouth, just a mile away.

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Hayling Island

The Hayling Ferry is easy walking distance. Running seven days a week all year round, bicycles are carried free of charge. Hayling Island boasts miles of beautiful sandy beaches - this is where windsurfing was invented. Rich in military history, there’s a fascinating World War II Heritage Trail. Explore the Billy Cycle Trail, visit the Funland Amusement Park or take a ride on Hayling Light Railway. Find out more about Hayling Island here.

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Exploring the historic Portsmouth

As well as a range of shops and restaurants, the city of Portsmouth offers a wide selection of attractions. Gunwharf Quays is home to a range of outlet shops, restaurants, nightclubs and entertainment. Experience 800 years of naval history at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard or take a trip to the top of the landmark Spinnaker Tower. There’s also the D-Day Museum to visit or go on an under the sea safari at the Blue Reef Aquarium. Find out more about events in Portsmouth here.