Places to visit in the area of Chichester

Arundel Castle, Arundel.  Tel. 01903 882173.  This Great castle, home of the Duke of Norfolk, dates from the Norman Conquest.  Containing a very fine collection of furniture and paintings.  Arundel Castle is still a family home, reflecting the changes of nearly a thousand years. 


Amberley Museum, Amberley, Arundel.  Tel 01798 831370.
Just 4 miles north of Arundel, Amberley Museum is the museum that works! - and the perfect destination for a family outing.  Every day of our season you can see our craftsmen at work, and discover some real tricks of their trade. Our vintage bus service and narrow gauge railway can help you to explore our 14.5 hectare site, featuring the electricity hall, printing works, radio exhibition and many other fascinating exhibits and displays.


Boxgrove Priory, Church Lane, Boxgrove.  Tel 01243 774045.  Magnificent example of early English architecture with 16th Century painted ceiling by Lambert Barnard.  Victorian stained glass and de la Warr country chapel.  Restored ruins of Benedictine monastery.  (group tours Tel. 01243 531216). 


The Chichester Canal, Canal Basin, Canal Wharf, Chichester. Tel. 01243771363/671051. 
 4 Miles of beautiful, historic canal linking Chichester with its Harbour.  An amenity for everyone.


West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Nr. Chichester. Tel. 01243 818210.  Outstanding working walled kitchen garden includes 13 historic grassland plus 14 hectares of ornamental Grounds in beautiful downland landscape.  Visitor Centre, licensed Restaurant, Garden Shop. 


Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester.  PO18 OPX.  Tel. 01273 452213.  Richly refurbished country home of the Lennox sisters. 


Lancing College Chapel, Lancing 01273 452213.  Magnificent Gothic Chapel set on the South Downs. Founded in 1868 and dedicated 1911.  The Rose  Window (9.7m diameter)  was dedicated in 1978.  Dominant impression  of the nave is its height: 90ft to the apex of the vault.  Features include the stall canopies, the brass lectern, bronze candlesticks, altar silver and fine tapestries.  Party Bookings welcome.


Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester.  Tel. 01243 774557.  Chichester art gallery within beautiful restored Queen Anne townhouse.  Collection consists of mainly C20 British art including Sutherland, Piper, Nash and Moore.  Several exciting exhibitions held throughout the year.


Parham Elizabethan House and Gardens, near Pulborough.  Tel. 01903 744888 Fax. 01903 746557.  In the hart of ancient deer park this beautiful family home contains an important collection of paintings, furniture and needlework. Garden weekend every July in award-winning gardens.


Petworth House and Park, Petworth Tel. 01798 342207.  Finest art collection outside London displayed  in superb state rooms.  Fascinating Servant's Quarters, Beautiful deer park plus licensed restaurant and gift shop.  


Rose Green Centre of Arts & Craft, 22-24 Rose Green Road, Rose Green Nr. Aldwick, Bognor Regis. Tel. 01243 262059.  Enjoy browsing. Buy quality craft and painting by local and regional artists and craftsman.  Demonstrations by visiting craftsman.  Children's holiday workshops. 


Fishbourne Roman Palace, Salthill Road, Fishbourne, Chichester. Tel. 01243 785859  Largest remains of known Roman residence in Britain.  Beautiful mosaics, museum, audio-visual programme, gardens and Roman gardening museum.  Summer archaeological excavations.


Bignor Roman Villa, Pulborough Tel. 01798 869259.  Remains of one of the largest Roman villas found in Great Britain.  Longest mosaic (25m) on display. 


Sculpture at Goodwood, Goodwood, Chichester.  Tel. 01243 538449.  Sculpture at Goodwood is a changing collection of specially commissioned contemporary British sculpture set in beautiful woodland. 


Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, Chichester. Tel. 01243 811348.  Explore over 40 authentic historic buildings now vividly demonstrating the homes and workplaces of the past. A very special experience in the beautiful South Downs.  Events and children's activities thought the year.