Founded by the Romans, Chichester has escaped modern development and still retains its Roman layout with its four main streets running from the 16th century market cross to the four points of the compass within the remains of the old city wall. The Cathedral is in the heart of the city, as being seen from miles around, is one of the only British spires that can be seen from the sea. Chichester is a fantastic base to visit the city and the surrounding areas, the city is situated to the north of Chichester Harbour an area of outstanding natural beauty, and is linked by a canal on which boat trips are available from March to December passing through Hunston. On the coast you’ll find the natural and unspoilt sandy beach of West Wittering which has been a favourite destination for a family day out for generations. Chichester has over the years attracted many tourists and boasts fantastic visitor attractions such as the annual Chichester festival, the world famous Goodwood festival of speed and revival meetings, glorious Goodwood the Festival Theatre and many more. Blessed with an abundance of historical buildings and treasures as well as many fine shops and restaurants Chichester and the surrounding area is an ideal location for a short break.

The house is close to the train and main bus station in Chichester, from here you can explore further afield.

Places to visit –
Goodwood (including festivities, golf, racecourse and motor circuit) – 12 minute drive
West Wittering Beach – 22 minute drive
Bognor Regis Beach and seafront – 30 minute drive
Fontwell Racecourse – 16 minute drive
Arundel – 20 minute drive
Portsmouth (including Gunwharf Quays shopping centre) – 40 minute drive
Brighton – 1 hour, 15 minute drive
Chichester Cathedral – 5 minute walk
Chichester Canal – 9 minute walk
Gatwick Airport – 1 hour
Southampton Airport – 1 hour