Looking for Portsmouth street art? As an area of growth for local and national street artists, Portsmouth is becoming increasingly more decorated. Yet, there’s not many places online sharing where these beautiful artworks are!
This guide is a great starting point to help you hunt down the places where you’ll find new pieces and old favourites.
Lace up your comfy trainers and grab your camera, there’s some stellar art to be found.
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The Bee Hive describes itself as ‘Portsmouth’s smallest department store’. An online shop full of lovely eco-friendly homeware, clothes, art and jewellery.
Once a great addition to the independent scene in Albert Road, the shop has moved online to cope with the challenges lockdown and coronavirus have presented.
Support The Bee Hive selling local Portsmouth and Southsea wares online…
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Sunflower fields in Hampshire, these pick your own farm experiences are popping up all over the county.
Sunflowers taller than me or you fill the fields, their happy yellow petals bobbing around in the wind. It’s a joy to pick a bunch or just wander the fields enjoying the view with friends or family.
Want to experience picking your own sunflowers? Here’s my guide to the farms and fields offering the experience in Hampshire…
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You’ll find Rio-Vitalise propping up South Parade Pier in Portsmouth. Pick up a cold CBD infused fruit smoothie to walk along Southsea Beach with.
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Cafe Fresco is serving up great coffee and food by Canoe Lake in Southsea. Pick up some lunch from the cafe and enjoy watching people on the pedalo swans on the boating lake!
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Coastal Remedy has a carefully curated a selection of lifestyle, travel, food and literature products that promote wellness. It stocks some really great wellbeing items, that travel, cooking, yoga and interior fans will love.
A shop is a little switch up from my normal travel and food content. But, rules are made to be broken, right?
The shop channels all those travel and wellbeing vibes that connect with what I do here on the blog making it a good fit. Plus, it’s really important to shop locally and support independents. All the different independent business ventures is what make our towns and cities fun and vibrant places to shop, eat, drink and travel to.
Head to Marmion Road in Southsea, to find Coastal Remedy and products that help promote a balance lifestyle.
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Make mine a coffee to go from The Coffee Cabin on Southsea Common!
This tiny cabin is a wonderful addition to the common and the perfect place for a caffeine hit and cake pitstop.
I mean who doesn’t like tea or coffee and a slice of cake?
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Hunter Gatherer is tucked at the end of Albert Road serving up all those Australian style cafe vibes. It’s one of the many amazing cafes that makes Portsmouth’s independent food scene really stand out.
The coffee is excellent, the food is vegetarian with vegan options too and the space so warm and welcoming you’ll want to hang out there all day.
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I have found some awesome Hampshire coffee roasters that will make your ‘at home’ coffee experience infinitely better.
Coffee lovers, here’s 10 that are worth getting delivered for your morning aero press, cafetière, moka pot, drip pour or reusable coffee pods …
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Portsmouth is blessed to be a coffee shop mecca on the south coast. There’s tons of beautiful independent coffee shops spread out sporadically throughout the graffiti lined streets of Southsea.
A while ago I found Home Coffee, a gorgeous understated little place near the start of Albert Road in Southsea. And, its name does it justice, it feels like you’re at home.
This place oozes cosy coffee shop vibes. I love people watching and spending slow mornings reading, writing and drinking coffee. And, this is the place to do it!
People pop in and out for takeaways, there are other people pottering about their mornings and there’s the perfect window seat to watch the world go by.
Here’s a look at Home Coffee…
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