Here are our pick of things to do in Portsmouth between Christmas and New Years. Picture: Sarah Standing
Whether you want to spend that with family or friends, there are plenty of ways to stay occupied in the city over the coming days - here are our picks.
Why not take the opportunity to go to the top of the Spinnaker Tower during your Christmas break? Whether its your first trip or a repeat visit, it would be the perfect time to go. Picture: Sarah Standing
Nothing says Festive Period quite like braving the crowds to hunt for a bargain at the Gunwharf Quays. Picture: Steve Reid
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Make the most of your Christmas break with a visit to the Mary Rose Museum and look at the remains of the famous Tudor ship
Stay in the festive spirit with a visit to the Christmas market in the city centre, but you will have to be quick as it closes after Christmas Eve. Picture: Michael Scaddan
Nothing says Christmas like going ice skating, so why not head down to Guildhall Square for a session. It is open until the New Year. Picture: Sarah Standing
It's Panto season (oh yes it is), so why not go and see one of the many on in our area - such as Cinderella at Kings Theatre. Picture: Malcolm Wells
Clear your lungs and work off your Christmas dinner with a leisurly stroll up Portsdown Hill, weather depending of course! Picutre: Malcolm Wells
If you haven't had the chance to visit the Historic Dockyard yet - why not go an explore the many attractions over the festive break? Picture: Chris Stephens.
Discover what life is like under the sea at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Southsea and learn while you are having fun