Horrible Histories® Pirates at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HMS Warrior

We love days out where the kids get to have fun, but learn without realising it and one of our favourite locations to visit locally is Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Another family favourite is the book / TV series Horrible Histories, so we were very excited to learn that a new family exhibition would be opening here in time for the Easter holidays. Horrible Histories® Pirates’ is based on the best-selling series by Terry Deary and illustrator Martin Brown and gives… Continue Reading “Horrible Histories® Pirates at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard”

Revisiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Back in July 2015 we visited Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and found that there was so much to see and do that you could not fit it all into one day. On New Years Eve we headed to Portsmouth to visit Spinnaker Tower and as we have annual passes to the dockyard we decided to head back and see what we missed back in July. Our first port off call was HMS Warrior 1860 which was the fastest, largest and most powerful warship… Continue Reading “Revisiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard”

A Visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

On Saturday I fancied going somewhere a bit different with the children.  We always head West so I decided that we would go East this time and looked up places to visit.  Portsmouth Historic Dockyard stood out as being somewhere with lots of things to do, so we loaded up the car and set off. The weekend was promising to be a hot one and the traffic coming into Bournemouth was horrendous so I was quite relieved to be heading… Continue Reading “A Visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard”