From the splendour of Arundel Castle and the Roman City of Chichester to stunning countryside and coastal routes the area offers something for all visitors

Bosham Quay

Bosham is definitely one of the prettiest villages on the south coast.

It combines a beautiful setting next to Chichester Harbour with a vibrant but relaxed atmosphere.

Bosham gets quite busy in summer, but it’s not too crowded.

Boultbee Flight Academy

Conceived by R.J Mitchell, the Spitfire is the most famous British fighter aircraft of World War II, a classic piece of design that is both beautiful and fit for purpose, that being the 1940's requirement to defend our skies and our country.

 

Over 70 years ago brave young men and women trained in what was then the latest technology aircraft, before winning one of the most famous victories in human history, the battle for control of the skies over the UK, the Battle of Britain.

Chichester Golf Club

Chichester Golf Club offers the finest, friendliest, golf and practice facility in the South of England. Ideally situated for easy access, just two miles south of Chichester and close to the A27, Portsmouth and the A3.

Chichester Ship Canal Trust

Chichester 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 are navigable.

Chichester Watersports

C.W.S is the main centre for water based activities on the South Coast based in Westhampnett, Chichester our extensive range of activities includes: Windsurfing, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, and we are an approved SBDA boat driver’s award test Centre. We also have sit on top kayaks, Ringo rides and 5 seat banana boat rides available for hire. Please see activities for prices and more details.

Fluid Adventures Ltd

Here at Fluid Adventures we offer individual and group courses and tours using professional quality kayaks and canoes. We are the place to come to for south coast kayak activities!

Based on the south coast near Chichester, West Sussex, we also have a handful of seasonal pop up hire locations meaning you can enjoy some of the most beautiful stretches of water in Sussex and Hampshire as part of a holiday or day out.

Fly in a Spitfire

Spitfires and Mustangs must continue to grace thSpitfires and Mustangs must continue to grace the skies of the UK. Whilst stunning on the ground they cannot be truly understood until they are experienced flying.e skies of the UK. Whilst stunning on the ground they cannot be truly understood until they are experienced flying.

Get Kiteboarding

GetKiteboarding! established the Bracklesham Kite school to offer the highest standard of kitesurf tuition in one of the best located beaches on the South Coast.
Our IKO Kitesurf school is located south of Chichester in Bracklesham Bay, just an hour’s drive from London, just 10 mins from the A27, in the centre of the South Coast and right on the beach!

Goodwood Motor Circuit

Goodwood Motor Circuit was officially opened in September 1948 when Freddie March, the 9th Duke and renowned amateur racer, tore around the track in a Bristol 400. He received a rapturous response from 15,000 spectators who had come to the opening of Britain's first professionally organised post-war motor-racing event.

Goodwood Racecourse

In 1802 the 3rd Duke of Richmond introduced horseracing to Goodwood for the amusement of local army officers. Race week was so popular it was soon dubbed Glorious Goodwood and today the racecourse is renowned for being one of the most exciting – and is considered by many as the most beautiful – in the world.

Goodwood Warbird Flight Experience

Step into the world of fabric covered wings, bracing wires and wooden props when you meet the Tiger Moth! This magnificent flying machine is the stuff of dreams for any classic aviation fan and even today the Moth holds a very large place in hearts of anyone who has ever flown in one. This is British aeronautical engineering at its best!

With a fair few Tiger Moth planes still flying out of a range of airfields around the country, we are able to offer a variety of experiences in this wonderful biplane. We also offer flights in two other vintage cousins to the Moth - the Stampe and the Stearman, so there’s plenty of opportunity for you to experience old-school biplane flying courtesy of IntotheBlue!

Jungle Paradise Adventure Golf

With a whole selection of new activities available at Chichester Golf Club, you might be finding it hard to choose between them! Footgolf is our latest fun addition, to go with the already hugely popular Adventure Golf.

So why not mix and match with our great value “ Combo Packages “ which offer a little something for everyone, and you can make a day of it for the whole family that is tailored to suit you.

Mithril Racing

Mithril Racing has been based at the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit since 1983. Over the past 30 years we have delivered thousands of memorable Corporate Events, and even more unforgettable Driving Experiences!

Saltern Way Cycle Route

Cycling is a great way to see the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are many leisurely rides in the area.

Saltern Way Cycle Route

Cycling is a great way to see the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are many leisurely rides in the area.
The Salterns Way is a 12 mile cycle route from the centre of Chichester to the sand dunes of East Head. Some of the route is on dedicated cycle paths and other sections follow country lanes and some roads.
 

Solar Heritage Boat Trips

Welcome aboard the Solar Heritage, our solar powered catamaran. Take a trip through this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with an experienced guide to help you learn about the environment of Chichester Harbour. On-board the engines are virtually silent as you glide along with plenty of time to admire the view and get up close to many of the birds and habitats that make this place so special.

Tj Board Hire

TJ Boardhire advises on starting on flat, calm water, so you can get comfortable with your balance without having to worry about waves too. This is why Chichester Canal, West Sussex is such a great place for learners and cruisers; with no current or waves it makes it the perfect place.

So if you’re looking for things to do in Chichester, or just fancy getting to grips with SUP, take a walk along the canal up to Hunston Pontoon and hire out one of our top of the range Star Board or Red Paddle Co paddle boards. Included in the hire is buoyancy aids, O’Neill wetsuit, rash vest and wet suit boots.

Ultimate High

Fly with the elite. Our pilots are some of the very best in the world having flown with the Red Arrows, as RAF fast jet pilots and Military instructors.  They will ensure your flying day is truly unforgettable! We are the UK’s leading professional provider of hands-on high adrenaline flying experiences.

Woolbeding Gardens

Woolbeding delights at every turn with distinctive garden rooms set against thoughtfully composed borders

X Train

Simon learnt to windsurf in 1976, aged 11 (before a lot of the rest of the team were born!) He competed in Windsurfer Class Div 1, UKBSA, Johnnie Walker Speed Events, Schmirnoff and the South West Funboard Cup. He became the Production Board Speed record holder in the UK on a Klepper 272! He was an IWA (International Windsurfing Association) Instructor at 16 and then became an RYA Level 5 Windsurfing Instructor. He co-founded the British Speed-sailing Association was a committee member for the BWA. He was the test editor of On Board and Windsurf magazine and a Carlsberg/Mistral team member, one of the first pilots/sailors of a wind glider (a hanglider/windsurfer crossover) called the wind weapon.

Solar Heritage Boat Trips

Welcome aboard the Solar Heritage, our solar powered catamaran. Take a trip through this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with an experienced skipper and one of our education team to learn about the environment of Chichester Harbour.

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