8 days in Hayling Island & Portsmouth Itinerary

8 days in Hayling Island & Portsmouth Itinerary

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8 days in Hayling Island & Portsmouth Itinerary

Start: Hayling Island
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Hayling Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
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Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Hayling Island

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nights
Hayling Island

Hayling Island ©
Hayling Island is an island off the south coast of England, in the borough of Havant in the county of Hampshire, near Portsmouth.HistoryAn Iron Age shrine in the north of Hayling Island was later developed into a Roman temple in the 1st century BC and was first recorded in Richard Scott's Topographical and Historical Account of Hayling Island, published in 1826. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes HMS Victory, The Mary Rose Museum and Eastoke Corner Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Hayling Island side-trips: Hinton Ampner (in Hinton Ampner), Southwood Woodland (in Farnborough) and Reading (Wellington Country Park & Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre). There's still lots to do: trek along Hayling Billy Trail, view the masterpieces at Flora Twort Gallery, snap pictures at Scott Mills Bridge, and meet the residents at Birdworld.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hayling Island online vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Hayling Island. In September in Hayling Island, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Hayling Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Reading, Portsmouth, Birdworld, Southwood Woodland, Scott Mills Bridge
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The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
Langstone Harbour ©
Langstone Harbour

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. You've now added HMS Warrior 1860 to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose Museum, then examine the collection at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, then get engrossed in the history at HMS Warrior 1860, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Spinnaker Tower. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, then don't miss a visit to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portsmouth online driving holiday planner .

Portsmouth is very close to Hayling Island. In September, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Spinnaker Tower ©
Spinnaker Tower