17 Oct

Portsmouth: The city by the sea

Portsmouth: The city by the sea

The ceremonial county of Hampshire ticks most of the boxes for people looking to relocate. With its vast national parks in the New Forest and South Down the region boast some of the UK best natural beauty spots. Hampshire also has miles of coastline that is packed full of traditionally British seaside resorts.

As well as countryside and sea air, Hampshire also has some of the best cities in the UK. In particular those looking to move to the area could check out property for sale in Portsmouth.

Home to one of the most significant naval trading ports in the country,  Hampshire's second largest city has an intriguing nautical history that inspires residents and tourists alike.

The fantastic dockyard area is full of museums that are ready to explain the heritage of the area. The character filled dock area also contains Portsmouth's newest landmark - the Spinnaker tower. Other popular attractions in the city include Blue Reef Aquarium  and Portsmouth's National History Museum.

Portsmouth also contains a great deal of educational facilities from primary school through to university level. Numerous colleagues in the area are also able to award Higher National Diplomas - Highbury College being one of them.

A bustling nightlife scene full of diverse bars, clubs and restaurants can also be found in Portsmouth. The Guildhall Walk is a particular favourite for those looking to unwind after a long week at work.

The town centre has many places to shop and indulge in a little retail therapy. Shopping streets include Commercial Street and Edinburgh Street as well as the Cascades Shopping Centre which specialises in high street brands

For those connoisseurs of culture, the city has a great performing arts scene. With three theatres including the New Theatre Royal, you’re sure to catch a great show or musical. Portsmouth also has three well established music venues that host an array of acts from around the world.

Due to its location on the south coast, Portsmouth also offers brilliant transport links to mainland Europe. Ferry services are available across the channel to France and Spain.

Portsmouth contains a great deal of educational facilities from primary school through to university level. Numerous colleges in the area are also able to award Higher National Diplomas - Highbury College being one of them.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801650686-ADNFCR

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