Not since the Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House or the London Eye has a new tall structure attracted such attention. Elegant, sculptural and awe-inspiring, the Spinnaker Tower is become a national icon.Soaring 170 metres into the sky above the historic harbour of Portsmouth, gateway to the English Channel, the Spinnaker Tower is open to view.Come on up. The views are outstanding. The sensation is amazing.Glide to the top in style in the panoramic lift*. Or take the high speed internal lift.Step out onto View Deck 1 and you step right into the best view in the country. On a clear day you can see for 23 miles or more.Dare you "Walk on Air"? See if you dare cross our glass floor, the largest in Europe. Go higher! On View Deck to see the modern view or watch history unfold on our unique Time Telescopes, where you can catch Mary Rose or H.M.S. Victory sailing by. Go higher! Feel the wind in your hair on the "Crow's Nest". On the top deck, you are exposed to the elements.