20th December 2019
With all the Christmas excitement and festivities, it’s easy to forget Boxing Day and what there is to do in the local area! Whether you’re a sucker for a Boxing Day sale, need somewhere spectacular to enjoy lunch or are simply searching for things to do and places that are open, find out where the best places to go are for Boxing Day 2019.
Boxing Day Lunch…
Everyone knows the festive period is for eating and this doesn’t stop when Christmas is over! Lunch on Boxing Day is a must.
Wind down from the Christmas chaos with a trip to our Waterfront Café, uniquely positioned on the water’s edge, with floor to ceiling windows and make the most of the sensational harbour views surrounding the Tower. Choose from a range of delicious, locally sourced meals, then sit back and relax whilst enjoying the coming and goings of the harbour outside.
Festive High Tea in The Clouds Café
Keep the festivities going with our Festive High Tea in The Clouds Café, 105 metres up with unrivalled views of Portsmouth, available until 31st December*. The Festive High Tea Includes tiers of delectable treats such as mini mince pies, chocolate truffles, macaroons, mini lemon tarts, scones with jam, butter and cream and a selection of sandwiches. If you’re feeling extravagant, add a bottle of Prosecco or Champagne for extra decadence! The perfect experience to share with friends and family to round up the year!
*Must be booked 48 hours in advance.
First thoughts on Boxing Day? WHERE IS THE SALE?! Grab a discount while you can!
You’ve given out your Christmas presents, and now it’s time to treat yourself! Discover what offers are available in Gunwharf Quays on Boxing Day and shop till you drop.
Take a pit stop in our Waterfront Café for a quick coffee and slice of cake to keep you going!
Spinnaker Tower Gift & Souvenir Shop
When you’ve run out of shops to explore and clothes to try on in Gunwharf Quays, find great value gift ware in our Gift & Souvenir Shop with 20% off selected products*. Browse through unique local products, trinkets and seaside inspired gifts!
*Find out in store what products are available for 20% off.
Things to do…
It’s difficult to know where is open on Boxing Day, so we’ve shortlisted a few places and activities that are open.
Reflect on your year with the South Coast’s most spectacular view. Explore our 23 mile radius view, dare to cross the Glass Sky Walk, stop to take in the view with a coffee in the Clouds Café and breathe in the fresh air from the Sky Garden!
Portsmouth’s Millennium Promenade
Refresh from days in the warmth with too much food with a brisk walk by the sea! Discover many of Portsmouth’s historic attractions along the Millennium Promenade running from Spur Redoubt near Clarence Pier, Southsea and finishing on The Hard, taking in Old Portsmouth, the Camber and Gunwharf Quays.
Portsmouth Ice Rink
Make the most of having Portsmouth on Ice in Guildhall Square and get your skates on before 5th January! Bring along the family and make sure to film any spectacular falls.