Steamship Shieldhall Cruise into Portsmouth Harbour passing Southsea, The Spinnaker Tower and Naval Basin

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Enjoy code: 526786
Food and drink
Target groups
Elderly, Adult, Youth
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Following 2021’s exciting sell-out trip, Shieldhall will return to Portsmouth Harbour, home to the Royal Navy - an exciting opportunity to view Britain’s naval vessels and the dramatic skyline of Portsmouth, including Southsea; Clarence pier; Spice Island and the Spinnaker Tower, from the water. On Shieldhall’s return to berth expect to see the departure of some cruises ships (Celebrity Silhouette, Iona and Sky Princess will be in berth) - always the chance to sound the whistle and play the ‘Shieldhall Organ’! During your cruise, see the impressive engine room with its original steam engines at work and the bridge, with its traditional instruments and gleaming brasswork; admire the ship’s steam assisted steering gear (similar to that used on Titanic); talk to the Captain and volunteer crew; listen to an informed commentary on the sights and sounds of Southampton Water and the Solent; pass close to the great ocean liners and container ships; walk the teak decks; relax in the Saloon with a wide range of refreshments including tea / coffee; real ale; a range of Titanic bottled beers; wine and hot and cold food, available on all trips. Courtesy parking available close to berth. Children will have fun with an interactive Shieldhall Log Book, collecting stickers from various stations on board! (Please note this trip is also being staged on Sunday 13 August).