The Best Castles and Palaces In Portsmouth Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Castles and Palaces In Portsmouth

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in Portsmouth in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 12 Portsmouth castles and palaces to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions, or museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the castles and palaces we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Outside view of Southsea Castle

    Southsea Castle

    Southsea

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 1.3 miles from Portsmouth
  2. Knight on horse at Carisbrooke Castle in Newport

    Carisbrooke Castle

    Newport

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 12.3 miles from Portsmouth
  3. Knight demonstration at Fishbourne Roman Palace in Chichester

    Fishbourne Roman Palace

    Chichester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 12.6 miles from Portsmouth
  4. Cannon at Yarmouth Castle

    Yarmouth Castle

    Yarmouth

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 19 miles from Portsmouth
  5. Outside view of Winchester Castle and Great Hall

    Winchester Castle and Great Hall

    Winchester

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 21.2 miles from Portsmouth
  6. Knight jousting demonstration at Arundel Castle

    Arundel Castle

    Arundel

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 23.9 miles from Portsmouth
  7. Outside view of Odiham Castle

    Odiham Castle

    Odiham

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 32.6 miles from Portsmouth
  8. Outside view of The Vyne in Basingstoke

    The Vyne

    Basingstoke

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 35.1 miles from Portsmouth
  9. Outside view of Highclere Castle in Newbury

    Highclere Castle

    Newbury

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 38.5 miles from Portsmouth
  10. Kids fighting as knights at Corfe Castle in Wareham

    Corfe Castle

    Wareham

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 43.8 miles from Portsmouth
  11. Aerial view of Old Wardour Castle in Salisbury

    Old Wardour Castle

    Salisbury

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 46.7 miles from Portsmouth
  12. Outside view of Lewes Castle

    Lewes Castle

    Lewes

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 48.4 miles from Portsmouth