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Looking for a fun family day out? Visit Portchester Castle in Hampshire, South East England. It provides the perfect setting for a relaxed, fun, historic day out. The castle’s commanding location has made it a major factor in the Solent's defences for hundreds of years.
The most impressive and best-preserved of the Roman 'Saxon Shore' forts, Portchester Castle was originally built in the late 3rd century. An exhibition in the keep interprets the history of the castle and Portchester village, and displays finds excavated on site. The inclusive audio tour explains life in the castle over the centuries.
We sometimes have to close the spiral staircase and roof due to high winds. Please call us to find out before you visit.
The fascinating exhibition in the keep bringing the history of the castle and Portchester to life
Our free audio tour
The chance to enjoy a family picnic surrounded by history