Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Chichester

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Chichester. This city is welcoming and trendy, recognized for its rowing, bars and biking. Local cultural sights include Pallant House Gallery and Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Chichester

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Chichester a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Chichester Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Goodwood Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Avisford Park Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Langstone Adventure Rowing (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Hayling Seaside Railway (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Chichester

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Chichester. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arundel Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Kingley Vale (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • West Dean Gardens (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Chichester Harbour (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Denmans Garden (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • West Wittering Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Chichester

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 26.6 mi (42.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 34.7 mi (55.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Chichester Station, Chichester Fishbourne Station and Chirchester Bosham Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Chichester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,003 holiday lettings near Chichester. From 459 Houses to 271 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chichester is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chichester?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chichester:

  • Southsea: 122 holiday homes
  • Portsmouth City Centre: 86 holiday homes
  • Buckland: 19 holiday homes
  • Gunwharf Quays: 70 holiday homes
  • Old Portsmouth: 41 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chichester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chichester. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chichester Cathedral: 1,212 holiday lettings
  • Weald and Downland Open Air Museum: 1,057 holiday lettings
  • West Dean Gardens: 1,045 holiday lettings
  • Chichester Station: 1,310 holiday lettings
  • Chirchester Bosham Station: 1,355 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chichester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Chichester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 459 Houses in Chichester. Our other popular types of Chichester holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 271 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 271 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 188 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chichester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 82 holiday homes with pool available in Chichester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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