Available on the following dates;
- Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September
- Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September
- Saturday 30th September & Sunday 1st October
Enjoy a unique experience at The Mary Rose & Boathouse 4 this summer. New for 2023, guests can now enjoy an afternoon treat starting with a guided tour of The Mary Rose, and then afternoon tea at Ruth Hanson's Boathouse 4, where you will have views out to the Solent and HMS Warrior.
Guests will then make their way down to the museum where their guide will take them round on a guided tour. Discover the largest collection of Tudor objects anywhere in the world, and marvel at Henry VIII’s pride and joy, his beloved Mary Rose. She lay under the Portsmouth Sea for 437 years before being raised, treated, and conserved into the awe-inspiring piece of Portsmouth history you see today. Guests can also experience 'Dive the Mary Rose 4D' our new multi-sensory cinema experience.
After their tour, guest will then make their way down to Boathouse 4, in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, for afternoon tea. Provided by our on site caterers Baxter Storey, afternoon tea includes:
- Coronation Chicken Brioche Roll
- Brie & Red Onion Chutney Brioche Roll
- Smoked Salmon & Lemon Cream Cheese Sandwich
- Egg & Cress Mayonnaise Sandwich
- Warm Dockyard Pork Sausage Roll Bite
- Fruit Scones
- Clotted Cream
- Strawberry Preserve
- Chocolate & Orange Battenburg
- Mini Victoria Sponge
- Lemon Posset with Vanilla Shortbread
Explorer Hot Beverages
Unlimited Tea and Coffee
This experience can be booked for 2 people per table, and 3 tables per session. Sessions start at Midday and afternoon tea is served for 2pm in Boathouse 4. Please allow 3 hours for this experience. Tours will be shared with others booked onto this experience, this will be a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6.
Please get in touch regarding dietary requirements - we have a number of special options available, e.g. vegan. Bookings are non-refundable or transferrable.