PHD May Half Term 2017

Permission granted to have tons of fun!

Climb on board, smell the sea, touch the objects and experience the thrill of life on the waves!

With 11 attractions waiting to be explored, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard promises heroic encounters, fascinating stories
and an enthralling and fun filled day out. Climb a mast, meet the crew or go Totally Tudor this half term!

There's always something going on.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - where adventures begin!


Tickets include access to all attractions within the dockyard, most events and
entrance to Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower and the Royal Navy Submarine Museum



Top Tips for school holiday days out

We all know that parking in Portsmouth can be a challenge at times. Why not use the Park and Ride, Bus or Train? Our top travel tips.

Get here early, so you don't miss out on an amazing day out: Check out our opening times

We’ve plenty of places to eat and drink on site, or bring your own picnic and enjoy one of our dedicated picnic spots.

Got a question? Need some help? Check out our frequently asked questions page and find the answer.



The on-site venues with the addition of our restaurant Boathouse 7 are available to hire individually or can be arranged as part of a package for a multi-venue hire option, whatever your individual needs for a special event, dinner or party, we are sure we have the venue or venues to suit. We know how important your event is and our experienced team will ensure that every detail is carefully planned and managed to guarantee your event runs smoothly and is a memorable occasion. All events are tailored to meet your individual requirements and we will guide you through from the initial enquiry to the event and beyond.

Training days, away days, lectures, seminars and conferences can all be given a different edge at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. The Mary Rose Museum and HMS Warrior 1860 are also available for civil wedding ceremonies.

Event Types

Reception / Party / Prom
Team Building
Award Ceremony
Private Tours
Historic Vessel Charter