Anybody familiar with Portsmouth?

Many years ago I worked on cruise ships. One of my old ships is in Portsmouth tomorrow. Is there a sensible place to fly from to get some pics. I don’t know the area well enough to use NATS.

Hi Lee. Is it a ship already docked or one due in? That may have a bearing on where you want to be for best viewing. I’m a member of Hampshire Drones on Facebook - you might want to try there as wll - I’ve aked the question for you to get things moving :slight_smile:

Great thanks. She’s actually due in on Friday morning rather than tomorrow. I was assuming that the pier area would be too close to the naval sites so is probably out. Ideally I would have liked a couple of “at sea” shots so the link from Ozonevibe would work, but if I could get a shot at the pier too that would be great.

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If the ship is entering in daylight, there are excellent points along Southsea that give good access.

Probably from where Richard flew for these excellent shots …

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That’s great, thanks!

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Ah, I got here too late to help. Gilkicker point is where I flew from in Gosport

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Not too late! Time and circumstance have stopped me. She’s in again a few times over the next couple of weeks

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Hey everyone,

I think there’s a few of you on here from around the Portsmouth area - I’ve seen some great shots. I wondered if anyone had any good takeoff locations / ideas for some shots looking back towards the Spinnaker Tower etc? I think looking at the map, somewhere near the South Pier?

Cheers

Moved your post to this pre-existing thread asking the same, and offering some ideas for around that area.
Others may add more ideas.

I went from this spot in the end. It’s a really good place. 500m is roughly half way across the harbour entrance so you could get some great views. Beware of the gulls!