The first reference to Portsmouth as a naval station was made in 286 A.D, when a sea captain named Carausius, who had been sent by Rome to suppress piracy, became a master pirate himself. He assumed Imperial power and even had his own coinage minted.
What a view! If you’re looking for a wow factor then enjoy the stunning views of Portsmouth. You will clearly see the Spinnaker Tower from the air. There’s no better landmark to its world famous harbour. You will see this compact city laid out before you. You can see for miles!
Enjoy stunning views across the Solent and the city. On a clear day you can see for miles over to Chichester, the South Downs and the Isle of Wight. The city’s waterfront extends through historic Old Portsmouth and along Southsea’s Victorian seafront backed by gorgeous green spaces.