Written by Girl About Southsea
There are many things I love about Southsea, including the variety of activities and things to do – for everyone to enjoy. But when it comes to the summer, the city has a whole new vibe, and I absolutely love it. It’s a completely different kind of buzz from the rest of the year, it’s great. There are more people out and about, enjoying the arts and culture, social scene and the Southsea lifestyle.
When I’m walking around my hometown, nothing makes me happier than seeing the hustle and bustle of people enjoying everything Southsea is about.
The Southsea summer calendar is full of more events than at any other time of year, and there is so much more to enjoy outside. The historic architecture, coastal landscape, horizon, and nature, all around looks better and has more to offer in the sunshine.
The lighter and longer nights means you can enjoy BBQs on the beach, and picnic dinners in the park; my kids love it. Throwing stones into the sea whilst having a burger on a school night is great fun.
Sunny days always call for ice cream, a trip to the beach or a stroll to the park, and in Southsea you can walk pretty much everywhere (or scoot for the smaller legs).
When it’s time for my husband and I to escape the children, we love to go out for dinner and/or drinks in the local independent restaurants and bars, al fresco – where we can this time of year, so we can and enjoy the views, scenes and the Southsea life that goes by.
We have had some pretty hot weather recently, and we still have lots more summer to go, so I am hopeful for some more glorious sunshine, so we can continue the Southsea summer vibes.