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■ SOUTH WEST TRAINS take you from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, adjacent to Portsmouth Dockyard, Gunwharf Quays, the Spinnaker Tower and the Royal Maritime Club. Return fares on specified trains are from £25.70. See thetrainline.com
■ A STANDARD twin room with full breakfast at Royal Maritime Club costs from £103. Visit royalmaritimeclub.co.uk
■ ATTRACTIONS information: visitportsmouth.co.uk; theddaystory.com (£10 entry); historicdockyard.co.uk (three attractions entry £36); maryrose.org (£18 entry, £14.40 online); spinnakertower.co.uk (£11.50 entry).