Spinnaker Tower

sights / Architecture

Spinnaker Tower information

Portsmouth , United Kingdom
Address
Street Gunwharf Quays
Telephone
+44 2392 857520
More information
www.spinnakertower.co.uk
Prices
adult/child £8.50/7
Opening hours
10am-6pm
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Lonely Planet review

The Spinnaker Tower soars 170m above Gunwharf Quays – an unmistakable symbol of Portsmouth's new-found razzle-dazzle. Its two sweeping white arcs resemble a billowing sail from some angles, and a sharp skeletal ribcage from others.

It's one of the UK's tallest publicly accessible structures, offering 23-mile views over Portsmouth, the Isle of Wight and the South Downs. Observation Deck 1 has a hair- raising view through the glass floor, while the roofless Crow's Nest on Deck 3 allows you to feel the wind on your face. Tickets are 15% cheaper when booked online.