The Ferryman is a short walk from Southsea Seafront and adjacent to the Kings Theatre and the diverse restaurants, shops and bars of Albert Road/Elm Grove. We are in close proximity to the Isle of Wight and continental Ferry Port. As well as the Spinnaker Tower, historic dockyard, cinema, bowling alley, restaurants, bars and shops of Gunwharf Quays. There is car parking on the road outside or on nearby roads. Bus stops for the city centre, dockyard and gunwharf are close by, with a short taxi ride for the train station.
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Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.
If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.
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