Chichester is home to the Festival Theatre, Pallant House Gallery and the Novium Museum. The city, with its cathedral, parks and gardens, sits at the end of the Chichester canal which provides a link to Chichester Harbour, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The city has a rich ecclesiastical history. The cathedral, dating back to Norman times, provides, with its Victorian spire, a landmark over the Sussex Plains and towards the Goodwood Estate. Attractions in the city include the Roman Walls walk, the Planetarium, multiplex cinema and bowling complex as well as cycle paths which link to the Centurion, Salterns and Bill Ways.
Chichester is a Community Rail Station
Chichester tour guides
We are a group of Institute of Tourist Guiding qualified guides who are bursting with enthusiasm for our city and its surrounding coast and countryside. Whether you are looking for a short highlights city walk or a full day out, we can create an exciting itinerary to meet your needs.
Situated in Chichester City Centre, the Novium Museum is built over the remains of a Roman bath house. The award-winning family friendly museum showcases the past 500,000 years of local history and is also home to Chichester's Tourist information Centre.
Chichester Ship Canal
Within easy reach of the railway and bus stations, Chichester Ship Canal runs four miles from the canal basin in the city to Chichester Harbour at Birdham. Take a boat trip, hire a rowing boat, visit the shop and cafe, or take a stroll down the towpath. Canal boat trips run four times a day.
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