Christmas Market


Want to buy a truly unique gift for someone this Christmas? Our popular Christmas Market is the perfect place, with a variety of original items, not to be found on the high street. The market areas will feature many new stalls to browse and choose from. Refreshments will also be available, as well as clothing, jewellery, arts and crafts and homeware. There really is something for everybody.



Clothing and Accessories


Whether you're looking for a one of a kind special item or something to keep you warm in the long winter months ahead, you will find them at The Victorian Festival of Christmas.


At the Victorian Festival of Christmas we have atmospheric works of art available for you to buy. Sculpture, abstracts, ships and landscapes often sold by the artist themselves.

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Some loved ones present a challenge when it comes to Christmas gift shopping. At The Victorian Festival of Christmas, we hand pick our traders to help make the task a whole lot easier for you.



Need some inspiration to update your interiors this festive season? Our traders have plenty of unusual and unique items to adorn and enhance your home.



Compliment your seasonal outfits with one of the many glamourous, dainty, delightful jewellery on offer at our festive event.

Creative Market


Peruse a fantastic selection of handmade wooden toys and gifts, handcrafted jewellery and ceramics, traditional Christmas decorations, stunning household items and much more!

Festive Food and Drink


Christmas is a time to put aside the diet and indulge for just a few days over the festive period. Why not treat yourself, friends and family to some real treats this season?

Hampshire Fayre


A small and friendly boutique that will help any shopper pondering what present to get family and friends. There will be a selection of unique and quirky gifts



Portsmouth Historic Dockyard provides experiences that can't be created in a classroom and brings history to life. All visits are designed to maximise pupils' learning experiences and depending on your curriculum, time and budget you have available there are a range of options to suit your needs.

Education Tickets


Portsmouth Historic Dockyard offers a unique range of historic and modern venues for group visitors seeking to make their visit even more special. Pre-booked groups of a minimum of 15 people are eligible for advanced group rates. Groups who have not pre-booked will be charged a basic group rate on the day.

Group Tickets

*Prices shown include discount. Offer cannot be combined with other offers or applied for retrospectively. Offers are redeemable online only and applies to 11 Attraction Annual Pass only. The waterbus is operated on a first come first served basis and is subject to availability. Please see the full booking terms and conditions. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any time.

Registered disabled visitors to the dockyard should purchase an appropriate ticket according to their age. They are eligible to bring along a carer for free if required. A complimentary day ticket can be allocated to the carer on request at the Visitors Centre, and is included with the online ticket purchase. For more information on our accessibility, please read our accessibility page.

The 11 Attraction Annual Pass includes entry to HMS Warrior, HMS Victory, Boathouse 4, Harbour Tours, Action Stations, Jutland Exhibition, HMS M.33, National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth, Dockyard Apprentice Scheme, Explosion Museum and Royal Navy Submarine Museum.

  • Attraction tickets are only valid for one day only. If you would like to visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard more than once, buy an 11 Attraction Annual Pass which gives you unlimited access to our attractions.

  • For separate ticketed events, the Full Navy Ticket and National Membership will not be valid. Please check terms and conditions of the event at the time of purchase for confirmation.

  • When you upgrade to National Membership, you get access to three other museums across the UK including HMS Caroline in Belfast, Fleet Air Arm Museum in Somerset and The National Museum of the Royal Navy in Hartlepool. A Full Navy Ticket gives you access to attractions at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard only for a whole year.

  • Enjoy a year worth of adventures with a Full Navy Ticket. 

    You can visit:

    • HMS Warrior
    • HMS Victory
    • Boathouse 4
    • Harbour Tour
    • Action Stations
    • Jutland Exhibition
    • HMS M.33
    • National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth
    • Dockyard Apprentice Scheme
    • Explosion Museum
    • Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Harbour Tours