On Portsmouth’s vibrant waterfront, Gunwharf Quays is a perfect day-out destination for the whole family.
On top of unbeatable shopping and dining, there are loads of fun leisure activities to enjoy, from bowling and cinema to Spinnaker Tower’s hair-raising Sky Walk – 100 metres above the harbour!
So prepare to create some lasting memories and head down to Gunwharf Quays, and let’s make this your family’s best half-term yet!
If you want to get organised and plan the perfect day out in advance, read on for some half-term inspo and helpful links...
Gunwharf Quays is the South’s leading designer shopping outlet – boasting over 90 stores, offering up to 60% off original retail prices every day. That means even kids will enjoy shopping for that ‘special something’, so they can step into the new season feeling fabulous in their new favourite fashion item (not forgetting some treats for Mum and Dad, of course!).
From luxury design houses to high street heroes, you'll find an unbeatable selection of fashion brands, as well as home, sports and outdoor and more.
Don't forget to take advantage of our new Dropit service. Each purchase you make will be put inside a sealed, eco-friendly Dropit bag and you can choose to have it delivered to your car, home or ready to collect at the end of your trip – so the whole family can get on with having a good time, without being weighed down.
Download the Dropit App for free before arriving at the centre, and let us do the heavy lifting. PLUS! During Half Term, enjoy the service for FREE - just use the promo code GWQOCT to redeem! Find out more >>
We're proud to be a foodie hot spot and with dozens of destination restaurants and family favourites, you’re bound to find your perfect plate!
From light bites, to Michelin-worthy meals, there’s something to suit every appetite (big and small!) at over 30 restaurants, bars and cafés. And with breathtaking views of Portsmouth Harbour and Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays provides a perfect backdrop for a special family meal to remember!
Ensure the best seat in the house by booking ahead! Explore food and drink at Gunwharf Quays to find out more and book a table.
Gunwharf Quays is a vibrant leisure destination, with loads of fun activities to enjoy as a family!
Indulge in a little healthy competition at ten pin bowling alley Hollywood Bowl, offering 26 high-quality lanes, arcade games, pool tables and an American-style diner and bar. Or settle into a family flick at VUE Cinema, complete with all the trimmings! Find out what’s on and book tickets online >>
Fancy a spot of sightseeing? The striking Spinnaker Tower is one of UK’s top landmarks to visit – offering breathtaking views stretching up 23 miles across the Solent on a clear day, with its own Clouds Cafe offering high tea experiences. Daredevils can also test their mettle on the Sky Walk and view the harbour 100 metres below through a clear glass walkway.
For even more action, why not take advantage of our fantastic waterfront location? There is an exciting range of harbour tours, powerboat rides and family boat hire options from the marina – find out more.
As the nights draw in, there’s a distinct festive feeling in the air at Gunwharf Quays...
Avoid the Yuletide rush and make an early start on your Christmas shopping this half-term, so when December comes around, you can sit back and enjoy the festivities! Christmas and gift ranges are now in stores, and with unbeatable outlet prices on your favourite brands, you can afford to treat your loved ones to something extra special.
And if you don’t want to miss out on a speciality Advent calendar this year, now is the time to bag yours – before they’re all gone!
On top of outlet savings every day, you'll find loads of additional special offers, sales and multi-buy deals in stores. Keep your eyes peeled on our Christmas offers to find the best deals for you, and well as handy festive roundups across shopping and dining, and more.
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