Chichester is based on the south coast of England and is just over an hour and a half drive or train journey from London. Chichester is located conveniently between Brighton and Portsmouth, offering easy access to Guildford, Southampton and other areas nearby.
Goodwood, famous for the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Goodwood Revival and Goodwood Racecourse is a short and scenic drive away. West Wittering, where the famous West Wittering beach and home of the founder of Rolls Royce luxury motor cars used to live, are very nearby, as is Chichester Harbour and Marina.
Key places to visit
- Take in the unique architecture of Chichester Cathedral, which has stood for 900 years and houses art, both ancient and modern
- Built above the remains of the Roman bath house, The Novium Museum offers three floors of interactive exhibitions including the Tim Peake exhibiton, exciting events, and award-winning learning programmes
- Follow the City Walls Trail, which takes you around walls that are the most intact circuit of Roman town defences in Southern England
- Visit Chichester Festival Theatre, one of the UK’s flagship theatres with a reputation for producing work of the highest quality, ranging from large-scale musicals to distinguished dramas.