Winter days out in Portsmouth require little planning, where your every whim is explored and historic locations showcase hidden pasts ready to discover. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard offers an all-weather experience inside museums and onboard landmark ships as they tell the story of the Royal Navy. See exciting exhibitions and events that entertain your sense of adventure.
Take part in crafty activities or travel back in time at The Dickens Christmas Festival - there's plenty of things to see and do this time of year. Most of all, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the best place to experience it. As the light changes and twilight descends on our fleet of ships, you'll soon see why our attractions are the most photographed in Portsmouth. Experience autumn at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and take part in exciting events and activities.