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Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.
There is parking located just outside the castle, less than 200 metres from entrance. Contains about 100 spaces. (Managed by Fareham Borough Council.) Contains 3 coach bays.
A second public car park is available on Castle Street, PO16 9UZ. This is approximately a ten minute walk from Portchester Castle.
Small selection of snacks, hot and cold drinks are sold on site. There is also a tea room at the Church nearby which is run by church volunteers.
Dogs on leads are welcome throughout the site.
An exhibition on the ground floor of the Keep interprets the history of the castle and Portchester village, and displays finds excavated on site from Roman, Saxon, Medieval and Napoleonic periods. There is a ramp which leads to the exhibition.
No formal gardens, but over 9 acres of grass area in outer Bailey which is well maintained and ideal for picnicking. There is a also a moat. There is an outer walk which circles the castle with stunning views of the harbour and coastline.
There is plenty of room for family actives and walks. Ball games and kites are allowed.