10+ Campsites in Chichester 2024 from £9.45 p/n
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10+ Campsites in Chichester

Campsites in Chichester

Chichester is a charming city located in West Sussex, England. It is well-known for its medieval churches, historical attractions and picturesque surroundings. Our campsites in Chichester are ideally located for exploring the stunning city.

Chichester camping FAQs

What are the best campsites in Chichester?
Our Chichester Club Site is perfectly located for exploring both the city of Chichester and the beauty of England’s south coast from our campsite. We also have a number of member-exclusive campsites situated in and around Chichester.
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Are dogs allowed at Chichester campsites?
All of our Club Site’s are dog friendly, including our Chichester Club Site.
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What should I bring for camping in Chichester?
Check out our camping checklist as a guide for your next camping trip to Chichester.
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Are there any adult-only campsites in Chichester?
If you are looking for adult-only campsites, see a list of our member-exclusive sites.
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Can you go wild camping in Chichester?
The rules for wild camping are complex, see our guide to wild camping to find out more.
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Things to do and see while camping in Chichester

Chichester Catehdral

1. Chichester Cathedral

Chichester Cathedral has stood at the heart of Chichester for over 900 years. The cathedral is a classic Norman building with Gothic style influence, and is the only cathedral in the UK with a surviving detached medieval bell tower. Steeped in fascinating history, it is no surprise people from all over the world come to visit this stunning cathedral.

2. The Novium Museum

Step back in time at The Novium Museum, a place that tells the intriguing story of Chichester and its rich heritage by exhibiting over 500,000 artefacts. Discover Chichester’s rich Roman heritage, a range of touring and temporary exhibitions and marvel at the spectacular view of Chichester Cathedral and Bell Tower.

3. West Dean Gardens

Situated at the foot of the South Downs lies West Dean Gardens, one of the most beautiful restored gardens open to the public today. From the restored walled garden to surreal trees, enjoy a leisurely stroll around the grounds as you observe the wide range of historic features.

4. The Weald and Downland Living Museum

Enjoy a fantastic and educative day-out at the Weald and Downland Living Museum. Things that you can do at the museum include:

  • The Repair Shop Barn
  • Traditional Tudor Cooking
  • The Historic Clothing Project
  • Farming and Livestock
  • Historic buildings including: Historic houses and cottages, craft and trade buildings, public buildings and farm buildings.

The museum also hosts an array of courses and day-schools that are definitely worth checking out!

5. Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre is a renowned theatre founded by Sir Laurence Olivier in 1962. It is notable for its distinctive architecture, boasting a thrust stage design that makes it one of England’s most unique playhouses. With up to 1300 seats and a diverse array of shows, the venue provides a memorable and captivating theater experience.

6. Bishops Palace Garden

Adjacent to Chichester Cathedral, the Bishops Palace Gardens offer a serene escape away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Embark on the pergola walk, peruse the water features and relax in the seating area.

7. Chichester Harbour

Chichester Harbour is a picturesque and ecologically rich natural harbor located on the south coast of England. It is known for being one of the most important sites for wildlife in the UK, as well as a centre for sailing enthusiasts.

8. Goodwood Estate

Goodwood House combines the glamour and decadence of an English country house with the warmth of a family home and a truly marvellous art collection on display. The estate is known mostly for its historic motor racing circuit and horse racing. Open on most Sundays and Mondays, go on a guided tour around the State Apartments and the Old House.

9. Fishbourne Roman Palace

Visit Fishbourne Roman Palace, the largest home in Britain and a place where you can discover intricate mosaics and learn more about Roman history.

10. South Downs National Trail

 Made up of endless rolling hills and lush meadows, South Downs Way is arguably the most beautiful out of all the national trails.If you’re looking for a National Trail with charming villages, traditional English pubs and abundant wildlife, South Downs Way is the perfect destination for you. Read more on our list of the 15 best National Trails in the UK.

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