Free Places to Visit in & Around Chichester
The stunning cathedral city of Chichester is the only city in West Sussex!
Discover the heart of this historic city in a fun and unique way on the fantastic City Walls Trail. Not only is it a family-friendly way of exploring the city, it's totally free too! Visit the stunning 11th century cathedral (entry by donation) and learn about Chichester's Roman history at the Novium Museum (free entry).
Looking for a free day out within easy reach of Chichester? There are plenty of other options to choose from nearby:
- Discover Chichester Marina, one of the largest in the country or visit the nearby nature reserve at RSPB Pagham Harbour
- Stroll through the forest of twisted and ancient yew trees at the Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve
- Enjoy a walk and some spectacular scenery at Harting Down or Cocking Hill within the South Downs National Park
- Frolic on fine golden sand at the best beach in West Sussex - West Wittering!
Chichester has a population of approximately 27,000. The city is nestled at the foot of the South Downs and has good rail links to Southampton (52 mins) and Portsmouth (19 mins), Brighton (51 mins) and London (92 mins). The beautiful medieval town of Arundel is just 20 minutes away by car.
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