English Civil War event at Portchester Castle October 7-8, 2006. The News PP3903
English Civil War event at Portchester Castle October 7-8, 2006. The News PP3903

20 great memories of Portchester Castle over the years

Originally built at the end of the 3rd century, Portchester Castle is one of our area’s most iconic landmarks and is always popular with tourists.

Friday, 2nd October 2020, 6:41 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd October 2020, 6:42 pm

It is one of the best preserved Saxon forts and its lofty position on the south coast made it a perfect part of the defence strategy for the Solent for hundreds of years.

Over the years the castle has also been a favourite with historians and re-enactments, which regularly take place within the stone walls.

Here are some of our favourite memories of Portchester Castle.

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