The Retreat Guest House

Address: 35 Grove Road South, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, PO5 3QS, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 35 Grove Road South, Portsmouth, is near D-Day Museum, Southsea Castle, Royal Marines Museum, and Clarence Pier.
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      At sea

      A travel blog entry by danutastephen on Nov 08, 2014

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      So far this morning have just relaxed. Not warm enough yet to sit outside so have just continued doing nothing much. This afternoon need to be spent making ourselves beautiful for the first formal night. At our age that takes a lot of time- thought I'd better say it first before someone else does. George getting ready in his kilt takes much longer than I ...

      At sea

      A travel blog entry by danutastephen on Nov 07, 2014

      ... for our sea bands. We had a late lunch which we finished as they were setting up afternoon tea so we selected some fine pieces. Unfortunately a sudden lurching movement of the ship ended up with all of George's tray sliding off the table all over me and onto the floor. The evening was spent as usual eating and ...

      Embarkation Day

      A travel blog entry by danutastephen on Nov 06, 2014

      ... the Crow's Nest for the sailaway cocktail. We sat down at a table with a couple who had sold a Post Office and shop (just like us) but they had done it 7 years ago. Unbelievable! We had a good natter with them about our experiences of running and eventually trying to sell a Post Office. We then went back to finish off unpacking and get ready for dinner - and the rest. Might have to wait until tomorrow to finish off ...

      Things we have learnt

      A travel blog entry by jennystolborg on Jul 29, 2014

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... more empathetic. 4. We really enjoy travelling. We did try to stick to a 3 night stay rule in most places, although of course there were exceptions to this as sometimes we needed/wanted to stay in one place to just relax! 5. Jenny bruises like a peach. I sustained numerous bumps and bruises on our adventures not to mention the scars from itching mosquito bites 6. To enjoy adventure sports like; scuba diving, windsurfing, canyoning, sailing and ziplining. ...

      Dockyard day

      A travel blog entry by go_gifford on Apr 27, 2014

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      ... stuff. The
      weather had cleared alot by the time we got out of here.

      Then we opted to view the HMS Alliance which is a short ferry trip away to Gosport where it is in dry dock. It was decommissioned in the mid 1960s and is a museum display now. We got to go from bow to stern inside it with a great commentary from the ex Navymen who served on similar vessels. Each section has a simulation of a mock attack or a mock torpedo launch ...