Portsdown Walks - No1

 Created 24-01-2004    Last update 22-03-2005


This is the first in a series of walks that I have produced to allow others to visit and appreciate the heritage of Portsdown.


What You'll see

  • WWII Hurricane Crash Site Memorial - details
  • Cold War GPO Hardened Repeater Station - details
  • Site of the Portsdown Shutter Telegraph - details
  • The Pantry Cave - details
  • Candy's Pit - details
  • WWII London Road Tunnel Shelter - details


Distance: 1.5 miles (2.4Km)
Time required: 1 hour 30 minutes
Conditions: Good. Suitable for families. Ordinary footwear may be worn. Slopes are not too excessive
Disabled access: Possible with a fit helper or two with the probable exception of Candy's Pit
Facilities: Burger and Ice Cream vans at the Viewpoint. Click here for the best Caf ever in Cosham. No public toilets.
What else to do: Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson to the West. Free parking and admission. Open all year

Download the walk

You can download full details of this walk including all maps so that you can print them off to take with you. The download file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format which means that Adobe Acrobat Reader needs to be installed on your PC. Most PCs already have this if not you can get it here:

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