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Hayling Island Beach
2.44km from Chichester Harbour
Hayling Island has over 3 miles of beaches along the seafront facing the Solent and many more miles of shore around the Harbours of Langstone and Chichester. The three main beaches of the Island have won both the European Blue Flag and the Keep Britain Tidy Group – Seaside Award Flag for cleanliness and management.
Funland Amusement Parks
2.82km from Chichester Harbour
Funland Amusement Park offers a variety of attractions indoors and out, so whatever the weather, rain or shine, there is always plenty to do.The park is a typical funfair-styled park with the rides mainly being travelling rides from various independent funfair operators, with some rides sourced from other amusement parks.
West Wittering Beach
3.38km from Chichester Harbour
West Wittering Beach is a beautiful, sandy beach located on the coast of West Sussex in England. The beach is well-known for its stunning views, clear water, and wide range of activities. Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and more. There are also plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby for grabbing a bite.
3.54km from Chichester Harbour
Thorney Island is a peninsula which juts out into Chichester Harbour, driving a wedge between the Emsworth Channel and Thorney Channel. It was bet known for its military airbase, but before the airbase was built there was a small but thriving village here. A coastal public footpath, part of the Sussex Border Path encircles the island, but public access to the south of the island is limited to the footpath and the church of St Nicholas at West Thorney.
4.61km from Chichester Harbour
Langstone Harbour is a thriving port with facilities for commercial aggregate import as well as recreational boating including sailing, sport fishing and so more. The Harbour is a haven for charter fishing boats and commercial fishermen. Recreational activities such as yachting, dinghy sailing, motor cruising, wind-surfing, water skiing, jet skiing and canoeing are all well established.
9.38km from Chichester Harbour
Staunton Country Park is a listed Regency landscaped parkland and forest encompassing approximately 1,000 acres in Hampshire, England. An ornamental farm, ornamental lake, follies, maze, walled garden, and glasshouses can be found within it. Entry to the parkland itself is free, however, there is an associated visitor center, with animals and attractions, which is not free.
10.7km from Chichester Harbour
Stansted Park stands in 1800 acres of extraordinary landscaped parkland and ancient forest within the South Downs National Park. The house is set in the 1,800-acre park, with woodland and open land grazed by deer. Stansted House has Carolean revival decor and is listed Grade II*.The surrounding area, Stansted Park, is also listed Grade II*.
10.91km from Chichester Harbour
The Chichester Canal is a canal in England navigable save for its middle. Its course is essentially intact, 3.8 miles (6.1 km) from the sea at Birdham on Chichester Harbour to Chichester through two locks. The canal was opened in 1822 and took three years to build. The canal could take ships of up to 100 long tons.
Fishbourne Roman Palace
11.03km from Chichester Harbour
Fishbourne Roman Palace is located in the village of Fishbourne, Chichester in West Sussex. The palace is the largest residential Roman building discovered in Britain and has an unusually early date of 75 CE, around thirty years after the Roman conquest of Britain. Dating back to the beginning of Roman occupation of Britain this Roman Palace offers visitors of all ages a unique experience. Among the remarkable remains of the North Wing lie over twenty mosaics, including the spectacular Cupid on
No Man's Land Fort
11.74km from Chichester Harbour
No Man's Land Fort was one of a chain of four sea forts in the Solent recommended by the Royal Commission on the Defence of the United Kingdom in 1860 and designed to protect Portsmouth dockyard from seaborne attack. As part of an integrated sea based defensive line the massive structure of No Man's Land fort provides a visual reminder of the strategic importance of the Solent in the late 19th century.
RSPB Pagham Harbour LNR
11.83km from Chichester Harbour
Pagham Harbour is a glorious and peaceful nature reserve, one of the few undeveloped stretches of the Sussex coast. This sheltered inlet is an internationally important wetland site for wildlife. Watch black-tailed godwits and little egrets by day, then linger when skies are clear for an amazing sunset.
12km from Chichester Harbour
HMS Alliance is an Amphion-class submarine built at Vickers Armstrong, Barrow in Furness for the British Royal Navy and launched on 28th July 1945. It is now a museum which shows the marine history and also it provides a new experience for those who visit this museum.
Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower
12.61km from Chichester Harbour
Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower is an award-winning museum of naval warfare set in the 18th-century buildings at the Royal Navy's former armaments depot of Priddy's Hard, in Gosport, Hampshire. you can wander in the world of weaponry and firearms, which is fearsome, powerful and inventive. Learn of the damage that was done by the collection of guns, cannons, torpedoes, modern missiles – and even a nuclear bomb – at the former 18th-century armament depot which houses the museum.
South Downs Planetarium & Science Centre
12.65km from Chichester Harbour
The South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre is a charitable organisation set up to promote science and, in particular, Astronomy. It has a 100-seater auditorium, displays, shop, library and computer room. The centrepiece of the star theatre is the projector which projects nearly 4500 stars and other celestial objects on to the dome. There is free car parking adjacent to the Planetarium building, easy access for the disabled, and it is only a short walk from Chichester rail and bus stations.
12.7km from Chichester Harbour
Originally built in the late 3rd century, Portchester Castle is the most impressive and best-preserved of the ‘Saxon shore’ forts. The castle’s commanding location has made it a major factor in the Solent's defenses for hundreds of years. Make the most of the wide-open grounds and castle courtyard, and enjoy a family picnic surrounded by history. Today Portchester Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and a Grade I listed building.
12.87km from Chichester Harbour
Chichester Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Chichester. It is located in Chichester, in West Sussex, United Kingdom. It was founded as a cathedral in 1075 when the seat of the bishop was moved from Selsey. It has fine architecture in both the Norman and the Gothic styles, and has been described by the architectural critic Ian Nairn as "the most typical English Cathedral".
The Novium Museum
12.87km from Chichester Harbour
The Novium is a museum in Chichester, West Sussex, southern England. The name comes from the Roman name for the city, Noviomagus Reginorum. The building is divided into three floors each of which will contain a gallery for exhibition. It contains a research and learning room as well as a collection store for the social history collection. The museum is built directly over the top of the Chichester's Roman Bath House complex which are displayed in the ground floor gallery.
Pallant House Gallery
13km from Chichester Harbour
Pallant House Gallery in Chichester is a leading UK museum that stimulates new ways of thinking about British art from 1900 to now. It houses one of the best collections of Modern British art in the country - all within the distinctive setting of an 18th century townhouse and a 21st century gallery. In 2002 the Gallery received a collection of 18th century Bow porcelain, donated by Geoffrey Freeman. It was donated the collection to the Holburne Museum Museum as part of a deaccession programme ap
13.3km from Chichester Harbour
Priory Park is a public park in Chichester, West Sussex, England. The park has a rich heritage and is bordered by the medieval city walls to the north and east which are built upon the original Roman foundations. The park contains Chichester Castle and the Guildhall. The park has also played host to county cricket matches, holding its first first-class match in 1852 when Sussex played an All-England Eleven.
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Chichester Harbour, United Kingdom
Chichester Harbour is one of the most popular recreational area. The SSSI is part of Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Solent Maritime Special Area of Conservation. It is also part of Chichester and Langstone Harbours Ramsar site, Special Protection Area and Nature Conservation Review site, Grade I. Part of it is a Geological Conservation Review site and two areas are Local Nature Reserves.