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Things to do in and around Chichester   by Neil Dennis

Chichester Featured Hotels

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 and facilities.

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. 

Cathedral, Chichester, West Sussex, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
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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 for these.

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.
Bosham Harbour, Near Chichester, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
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Retail Therapy

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.

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The Brufords - B&B Chichester
This bed & breakfast is located in Chichester. Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Pallant House Gallery, and Chichester Cathedral are area attractions. The property offers wireless Internet access. This is a smoke-free property. Guestrooms have televisions. Guestrooms feature refrigerators. Bathrooms offer hair dryers. All guestrooms at The Brufords - B&B are non-smoking. 
The Old Store Guest House Chichester
Welcome to our lovely 200 year old home and luxury Bed and Breakfast near Chichester and Goodwood in West Sussex. It was once the village bakery and shop, but now you can relax in its beamed bedrooms, enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast in our delightful breakfast room, (where years ago people came to buy their groceries), or enjoy a pot of tea in the garden. Our seven bedrooms each feature a modern, bright en-suite shower room. Each room has it's own character and is freshly decorated and comfortably furnished to a standard that you would expect for a Guest House that is "strongly endorsed" by The Good Hotel Guide 2010.
The Woolpack Inn Chichester
Angie, Niki & Marcus would like to welcome you to their family run pub hotel in this historic Roman village. The Woolpack itself is built on a Roman monument. The Woolpack offers superb food for all the family at reasonable prices.We cater for large functions both for business & pleasure and have a choice of two areas free of charge and buffets to suit your pocket. The Pub Quiz every thursday night proves to be popular with high roll over jackpots. The Woolpack boasts a mature landscaped beer garden safe for everybody. With the famous Fishbourne Roman Palace a short walk and Chichester harbour also, The Woolpack is an ideal stop for everyone.
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