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All About Portsmouth

Portsmouth – population 207,000

Portsmouth is a city and a seaport lying on the south coast of England with a Royal Naval Dockyard and port that incorporates a ship repair and refit facility.  Portsmouth and Southsea have a wealth of maritime historical sites that include the famous VICTORY (Nelson’s Flagship), WARRIOR and the MARY ROSE (recovered wreck of a Tudor warship).

The port has a busy cross channel ferry RORO terminal to France and has a small commercial port.

Local ferry traffic connects the port with the nearby Isle of Wight.

The ‘Gunwharf’ retail area has a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants.

The Village Inn Portsmouth

Lakeshore Drive, Portsmouth PO6 3FR

5 minute walk from simulation centre

Price: Best to look online as prices vary

Marriot Hotel Portsmouth

Southampton Road, Portsmouth PO6 4SH

15 minute walk from the simulator

Price: More expensive and older than the Village

There is a non-smoking policy throughout the UK, which makes it illegal to smoke inside any building.  Smokers are required to stand outside the simulator or hotel accommodation in a designated smoking area.