CHICHESTER CITY TOURS...... 'the original Chichester walking tour group'
CHICHESTER CITY TOURS......           'the original Chichester walking tour group'

Tourism Links

We would like to suggest the following further attractions and organizations which may be of interest to you during the time you have available while visiting or staying in the Chichester area.  A single click on the website address will take you directly to the website of that entry.


  • a European Tour Manager who is also
  • a Registered Blue Badge Guide and
  • a Member of the British Guild of Tourist Guides
  • with 16 years' experience of tour planning                     and management


Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre

With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South. With over 50 events planned each year, there is so much to discover, learn and have fun in any weather.

Arundel Museum

Located opposite the entrance to Arundel Castle, discover the story of Arundel: The Town, The Castle, The River and its People. The Museum has activities for children.

There are events and exhibitions throughout the year, see the website for more details.

Bignor Roman Villa, Bignor, Nr Arundel

The stunning remains of a Roman home with world-class mosaic floors in the heart of the South Downs National Park.

Chichester and District Archaeology Society

Chichester Archaeology Society was formed in 1991.  It is a

thriving group with a growing membership and a warm welcome for new faces. The aims of the society are to promote public interest in archaeology, to encourage the study and preservation of the archaeological heritage of Chichester and surrounding areas and to arrange for opportunities for members to take part in archaeological activities. These include fieldwork, research, training and attending evening talks from experts in relevant fields.

Chichester's French Twinning Association

Our association organises a programme of French-themed events and an annual exchange with Chichester's twin city, Chartres.   In 2019 we celebrate the 60th anniversary of our twinning.

Chichester Ship Canal
The Chichester Ship Canal is a leisure waterway linking historic Chichester to the sea. The canal runs 4 miles from the Basin to the Harbour at Birdham and, today, the 2 miles as far as Donnington is navigable.  It is valued by local residents and holidaymakers who enjoy the many activities – boat trips, rowing, canoeing, rambling, fishing, and cycling.
The Chichester Society
Chichester’s Civic Society, devoted to preserving the character of our City and its environment and ensuring quality development for the future.

Chichester Walls Trust

Chichester Walls Trust is a charity supporting the maintenance, enhancement and public awareness and understanding of the city's historic walls. The Trust helps with repairs and research, publishes books and information and organises lectures and guided walks around the walls. Advertised "0pen" guided walks around the walls take place on Sundays monthly through the year, and more frequently during the city's summer Festival. For more information about the walls and the trust, see its website as above.

Fishbourne Roman Palace

Discovered in 1960, Fishbourne Roman Palace displays the largest collection of early Roman mosaic floors in Britain and museum displaying artefacts found during excavations. Replanted formal garden laid out to its original plan featuring box hedging and staked espalier trees.  The Roman plants garden features many culinary and medicinal plants available during the life of the Palace. The Collections Discovery Centre houses 500,000 artefacts in the bulk and sensitive stores.

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

Enjoy a fascinating day out for all the family. See a range of historic aircraft and displays from the Great War to the Cold War including a special exhibition featuring the Lysander pilots who flew agents into and out of occupied France from RAF Tangmere during the Second World War.  Sit in cockpits, try our aircraft simulators and marvel at the exploits of RAF aircrew through the ages. Level access throughout the
Museum, shop and tea room.

The Wey & Arun Canal Trust

Explore the natural beauty of the Wey & Arun Canal, the 23 miles of waterway being restored by the Wey & Arun Canal Trust. Take in the sights onboard one of our three canal boats that leave from our visitor centre in Loxwood, West Sussex. Trips run on Saturdays and Sundays from 6th April to 27th October, alongside a full calendar of special events such as evening cruises or cream tea voyages. Free walking routes can also be downloaded from our website.


Chichester City Council has established a friendship link with Valletta in Malta.  Like twinning links, the idea is to promote good relations and visits between the two cities.

Chichester City Tours wish to acknowledge the support of Chichester City Council

Chichester City Tours can be contacted via The Novium       Tower Street              Chichester PO19 1QH Tel: 01243 816525 


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