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Portsmouth Outward Postcode (PO)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (PO) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
The rolling chalk downs and lush agricultural valleys that have inspired so much great English literature still loom large over the county of Hampshire and still attract hikers and bikers, walkers and tourists to the region to this day. But Hampshire offers so much more than its downs, from the stunning cathedral city of Winchester to the world famous woodlands and heaths of the ancient New Forest. Sat on the south coast, Hampshire is also famous as being the birthplace of the Royal Navy and the maritime history of Portsmouth and Southampton is also one of the highlights of the region.
Indeed history is everywhere across the county, Hampshire having been attracting visitors to its chalk down lands since before the Neolithic era (as evidenced by the numerous forts such as the one at Winklebury.) It has also been invaded by the Romans, the Jutes, the Saxons and the Normans.
After the Norman conquest the county became popular with the Norman Kings who declared the New Forest a hunting forest. From the 12th century onwards the ports grew in importance and fishing and shipbuilding joined the already established wool and cloth trades as the chief economies of the county. As such there are hundreds of historic sites to visit, particularly the castles and forts constructed over the centuries to defend the Solent region.
These include the Roman built Portchester Castle, watching over Portsmouth harbor, and forts built by Henry VIII such as Netley Castle, Calshot Castle, and Hurst Castle at the mouth of the Solent. Other historic sites include Southampton docks, which have welcomed ships from the Mayflower to the Titanic, and the Royal Navy Harbour at Portsmouth.
Ultimately though, people come to Hampshire for the incredible variety of attractions and scenery, from the seaside resorts, the national parks of the South Downs and the New Forest, the wonderful motor museum at Beaulieu, and the stunning cathedral at Winchester. From Southsea Castle to the Isle of Wight, Hampshire has simply too much to see!
The Portsmouth postcode region (PO) contains 34 unique 'outward' codes. Portsmouth is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Portsmouth area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Portsmouth resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Portsmouth postcode area.
The PO postcode includes the following local authorities:
- East Hampshire
- Isle of Wight
- New Forest
Local News Hampshire
Statue thief Carl Coles ordered to pay compensation
A SHOPLIFTER who stole a bronze statue from a Winchester art gallery has been ordered to pay compensation.Hampshire Chronicle
Where to go for a stroll in Hampshire
With the New Forest, South Downs and a picturesque coastline, Hampshire is an amazing place for a walk. We round up a few of our favouritesHampshire Life
Jamie Cullum: The left-field jazz that you can dance and lose yourself to is what Cheltenham does well'
Jamie Cullum will be showcasing songs from his new album at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival – and it’s going to be emotionalHampshire Life
5 of the best farm shops in Hampshire
If there's one thing we love to do here at Hampshire Life, it's to celebrate local produce! So here are a selection of some of the best farm shops across the county where you'll find just thatHampshire Life
Life-saving cancer vaccine for boys in Hampshire
HAMPSHIRE schoolboys will soon have access to a life saving vaccine.Hampshire Chronicle
Lucy McHugh: How a Facebook password trapped a killer
A murder suspect was kept in custody while police conducted one of the UK's "largest-ever" searches.BBC News
Top tips on designing your home from a Hampshire-based interior design studio and workshop
Are you planning a house redecoration, renovation or room redesign? We caught up with Otterbourne-based Neat House Interiors to find out some top tips from designers Wesley and LauraHampshire Life
Here's what features inside the July 2019 issue of Hampshire Life
This edition of Hampshire Life features all the local ingredients to make this month specialHampshire Life
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