Fort Widley

4.55 Votes
  • Address: Portsdown Hill Rd, Portsmouth PO6 3LS, UK, United Kingdom
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort

A strategically designed fort in Portsmouth, UK, Fort Widley is a historical monument. Having played a noteworthy role in significant movements since its construction, Fort Widley today houses an equestrian center run by Peter Ashley Activity Centers. Apart from indulging in riding, you can also explore the World War One Museum and the equestrian stables upon your visit to this fort. Overall, a visit to Fort Widley, Portsmouth is an interesting experience!

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  • Fort Widley Address: Portsdown Hill Rd, Portsmouth PO6 3LS, UK, United Kingdom
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  • 2.03% of people who visit Portsmouth include Fort Widley in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Fort Widley visit around 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Fort Widley


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fort Widley

People normally club together Spinnaker Tower and Hythe Ferry while planning their visit to Fort Widley.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Fort Widley Reviews & Ratings

  • Parked at the top of the road where the woods are and took a walk through them While I was strolling through hidden from the parked cars/vehicles the door of a mobile home flew open when it wasn't supposed to and two people fell out, totally naked and very excited from their meat and two veg!!!

  • Excellent English Heritage members tour. Very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide who braved the wind and weather to give us a great tour. Fascinating history up to the cold War times until its decommission in 92. It is used for a multitude of events so hopefully it can be maintained and preserved as a historic site. Also as an ex RDA committee member of another area nice to see an active RDA centre along with a riding school. It's a bit of hike from the nearest station of Cosham but a taxi from the centre of Portsmouth cost just over a tenner so we did that.

  • Because of the uniqueness of this historical Fort and the amazing views over town, sea and countryside..

  • What a brilliant 3 hour tour very interesting and the guide was very knowledgable,well worth a visit.

  • I had a lovely evening here

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