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Best Unique and Historic Venues in Portsmouth

4 Nov 20202m read

HMS Warrior

Moored at the entrance to Portsmouth’s historic harbour, the Victorian splendour of HMS Warrior 1860 serves as a unique and memorable venue for all manner of celebration. From the grand surroundings of the Captain’s cabin to the truly unforgettable setting of the gun-deck, HMS Warrior 1860 has spaces to suit a range of occasions and styles. Warrior is one of the most sought after locations on the South coast. Able to accommodate a wide range of events, from a breakfast meeting for 10 to a sit down Dinner for 288 or 400 for a drinks reception or buffet, Warrior is a uniquely versatile venue for your special event.

Portsmouth Guildhall

Located in the heart of Portsmouth, easily accessible by road or rail with car parking in the vicinity, the Guildhall is a flexible venue available for part or exclusive use, offering quality on-site catering, hospitality opportunities and excellent value for money. Portsmouth Guildhall has a range of conference and meeting spaces available to accommodate between 2 and 2000 delegates for all types of events and budgets.

National Museum of the Royal Navy

The National Museum of the Royal Navy tells the 800 year story of the Royal Navy surface fleet across its galleries. With an abundance of atmosphere, step back in time for your function, as these galleries provide a unique venue for corporate hospitality. Ideal for a daytime function, as you seek to release the potential of your delegates by removing them from the confines of the office and transporting them to the undisturbed setting of the National Museum of the Royal Navy, or a more relaxed evening affair, surrounded by years of Naval tradition and history.

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

WOW! With its impressive architecture and unique waterfront location, Emirates Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth is the venue to choose for a truly impressive and unforgettable event. The breath-taking 350˚panorama of the South Coast provides a stunning back drop for any special occasion – unmatched by any other venue. Emirates Spinnaker Tower was built as part of the centrepiece of the Renaissance of Portsmouth Harbour Project and has become Portsmouth’s most prominent landmark. Visible beyond 23 miles away; it dramatically overlooks the Portsmouth harbour, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, City centre and all of Portsmouth and its neighbouring towns and suburbs.

The Square Tower

The Square Tower in Old Portsmouth, Hampshire, has always been a fantastic venue for all celebrations, but now it is even better. The Square Tower hides two truly unique halls, within it’s Tardis like structure, that you can hire for your event. There is even a stage area, should you require it and the tower’s vaulted roofs help create fantastic acoustics and atmosphere. In addition the Square Tower has a truly beautiful location, right on the seafront, overlooking the mouth of Portsmouth Harbour, with views across The Solent towards the Isle of Wight.

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