to do in and around Chichester by Neil Dennis
Chichester is a small market
city situated near the Southern coast of Britain. Famous for its ancient
cathedral, bustling marketplace and beautiful surroundings, Chichester
attracts a great deal of tourists. Whether you have planned a day out,
or are just looking for something to do, there are plenty of facilities
to cater for you and hotels in Chichester at which you can stay.
|Sports and Fun
The Westgate Leisure centre
provides a diverse range of recreational sports for both adults and children.
The 'fun swim' is held every Saturday at 13:00 and is aimed specifically
at children, where they can play in the pool, on the giant inflatable assault
course and on the magnificent water flume.
The centre also provides
a gym, trampolining, gymnastics, squash, badminton and football lessons
Movies and Recreation
The Chichester Gate complex
is located on the Southern side of the city. The complex features a Cineworld
cinema and a Lakeside Bowling bowling centre.
Both of these venues provide
excellent value for money, but beware that Cineworld does profiteer on
its snacks and popcorn; so be prepared to pay more than you might expect
A variety of eateries can
also be found in the complex, including McDonalds, KFC, Nandos chicken
and Tandoori Night. Accommodation in Chichester can be found all around
the city at varing prices depnding on your budget to ensure you get to
stay where you want for a price you can afford.
Chichester is home to many
shops, and there is something for everyone; from clothes to chocolate to
electric scooters you are bound to find a shop for you. The Cattle Market
is open all day every Wednesday and Saturday and is used by a multitude
of tradesmen and women selling a diverse range of products at great prices.
See the Sights
Thanks to Chichester's history
and rural setting, it provides outstanding views and is excellent for photography.
Chichester's cathedral, the
only one in the South that can be observed from the channel, features stunning
architecture and furnishings and is home to a spectacularly large tapestry
created by John Piper.
Just outside the city, the
south downs are considered an area of outstanding natural beauty, and are
a great place to enjoy a brisk walk or cycle.
Overall, Chichester is a
fantastic place to spend time, and provides a great location for a short
break, whatever your tastes are. With a wide range of places to stay in
Chichester, from traditional Chichester hotels to Luxury Chichester Bed
and Breakfasts, you'll have plenty to choose from to ensure you enjoy all
that Chichester has to offer.
/ Chichester Featured Hotels
About the Author: Neil