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Chichester Harbour December Events

Chichester Harbour December Events

Walks

Fri 1 December 10am 2hrs
Harbour Creekies: Fishbourne to Bosham

Features: A gentle 3½ mile walk along the historic route from Fishbourne to Bosham Church. Afterwards, enjoy a break in Bosham before catching a public bus back to Chichester at your leisure (times will be given at the start). Bring your bus pass or money for the bus fare.  Complimentary refreshments at the Sailing Club.
Fee: £5 on the day (free to Friends of Chichester Harbour, bring membership number).  To join click here.
Meet: Fishbourne Roman Palace car park, Roman Way, Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR. Free parking by kind permission.

Sat 2 Dec 10am 2hrs
Harbour Hares: Itchenor and Birdham

Features: A figure of 8 walk of 5 ½ miles from Itchenor to Birdham Pool and Chichester Marina.
Fee: £5 on the day (Friends of Chichester Harbour free, bring membership number). To join click here.
Meet: outside Harbour Office, Itchenor, PO20 7AW. Roadside parking and pay and display car par
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Boat Trips

Solar Heritage

Solar Heritage is a 14-metre solar powered catamaran licensed for public boat trips. She can carry up to 50 passengers. The boat is open-sided for unimpeded views so warm clothing and wet weather gear is advised. There is a toilet onboard and the boat is fitted with a wheelchair lift.

December Trips

Bird Watching Duration: 1½ hours
A gentle trip by solar powered boat to enjoy the Harbour and with the help of a bird enthusiast look out for and identify the birds found in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Dress warmly and bring binoculars.
Fee: £9.50, Friends of Chichester Harbour £8.50 - to join click here

Saturday 9 December 11.00am
Sunday 10 December 11.00am

Book online or phone the office on 01243 513275

Please wait on the viewing platform in front of the Harbour Office 15 minutes before departure time and the crew will collect you. Park in the pay and display car park near The Ship pub - PO20 7AE.

West Wittering

West Wittering

West Wittering village lies to the east of the entrance to Chichester Harbour, behind the sand spit of East Head. Summer finds the village thronged with visiting tourists drawn by the beautiful sandy beaches. Standing at the mouth of Chichester Harbour, it is likely that the Romans founded some kind of small coastal defence here - certainly it was considered... Read More»

Appledram

Appledram

From this small parish, rich in history, residents and visitors alike enjoy magnificent views from Dell Quay, once the port for Chichester, out over the waters of the harbour with bobbing boats and abundant wildlife or, by turning north, espy across the rich low-lying farmland the “always present cathedral spire”, according to naturalist W.H. Hudson a century ago, with... Read More»

Solar Boat

Solar Boat

There are many environmental benefits to be found when using an electrically driven Solar Powered catamaran as opposed to more conventional fuel driven vessels: · Silent running – therefore no disturbance to birds, animals or humans · No exhaust emissions – therefore no CO2 contribution to greenhouse gases · The twin hull configuration contributes two major benefits; tremendous stability and no wash.... Read More»