walks and talks

Portsmouth's Visitor Information Service offer local guided walks throughout the year - just go to www.visitportsmouth.co.uk for more information or
tel 023 9282 6722

Local Haunts caters for Groups of 15 people or more, booking custom made talks, walks and tours around Portsmouth and you can choose when, what and who you want to learn more about in this fascinating city.

So, whether it's Holmes, Nelson, Austen, or Dickens, just send us your request, how many in your group and if you want to include a refreshment stop along the way. Please use the form on CONTACT US, email: or Freephone: 0800 389 6897

Spice Island

Discover 800 years of history at Spice Island, Portsmouth’s very own hotbed of intrigue and infamy, named after the multitude of spices imported here in the past.

Charles Dickens

Portsmouth was the birthplace of this world-famous author.  Discover the highlights of his life through the eyes of our Dickens expert and step back in time to a City that was familiar to the ultimate creator of classic novels.


Britain’s naval hero took his last steps on British soil here at Portsmouth.  Walk in his footsteps, learn of his heroism and visit the City’s many destinations with fascinating Nelson connections

Conan Doyle

Explore Portsmouth’s connections with the creator of Sherlock Holmes, arguably the greatest fictional detective ever captured on paper, taking in locations and buildings associated with the author.


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Portsmouth Highlights


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