Posts Tagged ‘ Mary Rose ’

The Portsmouth Pass

Aug 7th, 2019 | By

Four of the biggest tourist attractions in the city have got together and introduced a pass saving visitors a saving of 20%.

Saturday snippets: December 1st 2018

Dec 1st, 2018 | By
Helsinki cathedral

After Brexit there will be flights to counties; some have been already agreed. Other items catching Adrian’s eye include a virtual reality Helsinki, airline seat sizes, Zambia fake news and the Mary Rose

Saturday snippets: 18th of June 2016

Jun 18th, 2016 | By

The Mary Rose, airport queues, integrated travel tickets and oil wresting in Turkey are some of the items that caught Adrian’s attention this week.

Mary Rose re-visited

Apr 29th, 2014 | By

Barely 11 months ago, the new Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard opened to much fanfare and press coverage. What has the visitor reaction been? How many of us have visited it and what are the future plans?

Choosing the best. By the best?

Nov 6th, 2013 | By

Who better to judge which is the best tourist destination than a professional travel writer? Why? Because they’ve seen it all before.

A home for the Mary Rose

May 31st, 2013 | By

With so much coverage given to the opening of the Mary Rose Museum yesterday, you might feel you have seen and heard enough. For those who have, move onto another story now because I am about to tell you my impressions of the museum.

The treasures of the Mary Rose

May 31st, 2013 | By

With so many items to see in the Mary Rose Museum, CD-Traveller includes here some images of other treasures archaeologists and restores have on display. The links to the Mary Rose may or may not work as so many people tried to look at the site that the Mary Rose Trust site went down yesterday. Obviously the ship is still of tremendous interest to us today.

Remembering our navy

May 17th, 2013 | By

Yesterday I was down in Portsmouth. Co-incidentally HMS Ark Royal was being positioned by tugs at a wharf before it is taken from Portsmouth for the very last time and cut up for scrap.

The Mary Rose to get a New Home

Feb 19th, 2009 | By

Portsmouth City Council has given planning permission for a museum to be built to house the Mary Rose, Henry VIII’s flagship which sank in 1545. There is a design already, one created by the architects, Wilkinson Eyre, (who designed the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea). It is to be in shape of a jewellery box and should be ready in 2011. As with all these things, money is an issue for the Mary Rose Trust .( The bill for the new museum will be 335
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