Portsmouth dockyard

Discover the rich history of the Portsmouth Dockyard and its significance in naval warfare. Get a glimpse into the past and learn about the iconic ships that have sailed from this historic port.
The History Press | The Portsmouth Dockyard Story Southampton, Vintage, Portsmouth, England, Suffolk, Winfield, Merchant Navy, Portsmouth Dockyard, Southsea

From muddy creek to naval-industrial powerhouse; from constructing wooden walls to building Dreadnoughts; from maintaining King John’s galleys to servicing the enormous new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers: this is the story of Portsmouth Dockyard. Respected maritime historian Paul Brown’s unique 800-year history of what was once the largest industrial organisation in the world is a […]

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The History Press UK
1950s, Portsmouth, England, British, The Far Side, Portsmouth Dockyard, Southern Trains, Southern Region, Southsea

Railway workings on Portsea Island were once fascinating to watch. At one time we had the line to East Southsea; the Portsmouth gasworks railway; the Hilsea industrial lines; the line across the viaduct to South Railway Jetty and, perhaps the most noticeable as it passed in front of passengers, was the old branch line to the dockyard.

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Bethfolk
An Instagram Guide to: Portsmouth Travel, England Travel Guide, Travel And Tourism, Best Pubs, Travel Inspiration, Visiting England, England Travel, Day Trip, Favorite City

This year has been whisking me away to the coast time and time again! From a recent press trip to Southampton, to my family holiday in Littlehampton and now, a trip to Portsmouth! I was kindly offered the chance to discover Portsmouth as part of a press trip to the Mary Rose Museum. I of course took the opportunity to also create lots of lovely Instagram content and put together this blog post for all you snappy insta-lovers, who would also like to find some seriously cool backgrounds! Make…

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