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Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and HMS Victory Tour from London

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At a Glance

1 day (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English
Tour the historic ships of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on this private day trip from London. A personal guide offers informative commentary while accompanying you on Royal Navy warships including the... More
Tour the historic ships of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on this private day trip from London. A personal guide offers informative commentary while accompanying you on Royal Navy warships including the HMS ‘Victory’ and HMS ‘Warrior.’ Step foot aboard the ‘Mary Rose’ and see exhibits at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth, then take a boat tour of the harbor.

Highlights

  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard private tour from London
  • Learn about life at sea on a tour of several warships
  • Explore the HMS ‘Victory,’ HMS ‘Warrior’ and ‘Mary Rose’
  • Take a boat tour of Portsmouth Harbour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included by private vehicle

What To Expect

Meet your own personal guide upon hotel pickup for the scenic drive from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. On arrival, you’ll get a private tour of several Royal Navy ships. Explore the decks of... More
Meet your own personal guide upon hotel pickup for the scenic drive from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. On arrival, you’ll get a private tour of several Royal Navy ships. Explore the decks of the HMS Victory, Lord Nelson’s flagship during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

Discover what life was like at sea for the sailors, then step foot aboard
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Meet your own personal guide upon hotel pickup for the scenic drive from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. On arrival, you’ll get a private tour of several Royal Navy ships. Explore the decks of the HMS Victory, Lord Nelson’s flagship during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

Discover what life was like at sea for the sailors, then step foot aboard the Mary Rose, the flagship of King Henry VIII. Now a living museum filled with artifacts, this 16th-century vessel sank and was later raised from the seabed in the 1980s. Another highlight is the nearby HMS Warrior, a powerful, iron-hulled warship of the 19th century.

If weather allows, tour Portsmouth Harbour by boat for a look at docked modern-day vessels belonging to the Royal Navy. You’ll have time to purchase fish and chips (own expense) before the return drive to London.

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off
Private Guide
Private transportation
Entry tickets
Food and drinks

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from any Central London hotel.

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is casual
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Reviews by Viator travellers
As good as it gets
Relax24237858575
, May 2019
Our host Kevin was most knowledgable and polite. We had an awesome day. Thoroughly recommended. Allan Tyler. Melbourne Australia
Private tour is the only way to go...
Daniel E
, Jul 2018
Private tour is the only way to go to a place you know little about. Kevin, our tour guide, was wonderful! He had a passion for history and it really shined through! The dockyards were interesting but I enjoyed all the conversation the royals and Jack the Ripper also. Plus it was fun asking questions about cultural differences.
My guide and driver, Richard, was...
Dave C
, Sep 2017
My guide and driver, Richard, was very knowledgeable about the history of the southern coastal communities, and the Naval History of Portsmouth, it's incredible sailing vessels, and Lord Horatio Nelson. Very enjoyable journey which left me wanting to visit other towns in the area, at some future date!
This was overpriced for what we got...
Vivian G
, Jul 2017
This was overpriced for what we got. We came from London which was a long trip for 5 of us in a very small car. We were cramped and going wait to get out. Our driver was very nice but didn't really tour us anywhere. We arrived and had to wait in line for tickets. Our driver/guide bought them but I would have thought we would have already had tickets. Then he asked us what we wanted to do. We had no idea as we hadn't been there. Isn't it supposed to be a guided tour. There were many activities with entrance fees and we didn't know what was already included in our viator fee. Our driver did basically no guiding... he just escorted us around. We could have gotten our own transportation for much cheaper! Don't recommend this. Although the HMS Victory audio tour and boat tour are awesome. But you don't need viator to do this.
Thank goodness for the off-season...
Mary Ann S
, Dec 2016
Thank goodness for the off-season and no crowds. I had basically a private tour with Kevin my guide. Well worth the time and distance from London. I highly recommend this tour!

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