This can be extended as a continuation of the Chichester to Bosham walk. The bus stop is on the route at the end of the walk so there will be no additional walking involved. The Chichester ship (or Barge) canal ran from the sea lock at Birdham to the junction of the Portsmouth and Arundel Canal at Hunston and then North to a basin in the south of the city of Chichester. The painter Turner had the same thought and painted what he saw from this very spot. Walk a few metres and you will see the access path back to the canal on your right. The beautiful Chichester countryside is waiting to be explored. Walk the 450 metres to the end of Terminus Road to reach Stockbridge Road at a T-junction. Your route is straight ahead though, staying with the path close to the shore line. This tranquil haven starts within easy walking distance from the railway station, bus terminus and city centre. The holiday home is 0.9 miles from Chichester Castle. Time: 1½ hrs Distance: 3.5 mile level. Both options are now at the same place. Pass through this and in 50 metres or you will see a very convenient seat on the left facing the sea. At the entrance to the trees there is a kissing gate. 2 - if the path is closed, after you have crossed the A27, turn right and walk along the verge for 200 metres to a footpath on the left. Apart from the A27 crossing, it was lovely. Chichester Canal. The canal (originally part of the Portsmouth and Arundel Canal) was opened in 1822. Turn right again when you reach the back of the pub. A rare opportunity to buy a floating home alongside the Grand Union canal in Rickmansworth. Chichester walk 2.1 miles Chichester walks (wheel and push-chair friendly) 2.5 or 5 miles Chichester walk (wheel and push-chair friendly) 2.7 miles Chichester walk 3.2 miles Chichester walk 3.8 miles Chichester to Bosham bus walk 4 miles Chichester walk 4.7 miles Chichester walk 6 miles Chichester walk 7 or 10 miles Chichester walk 9 miles Walk now with the sea on your left and the marina on your right for 120 metres towards the edge of a wood. Whether exploring the city, coast or country, t here are many fantastic opportunities for walking across Chichester District. 4.0. It is 1800 years since the walls and gates were first built around the Roman town of Noviomagus Reginorum. The Chichester Ship Canal runs 4 miles from the Southgate basin in the heart of Chichester to the Chichester Harbour at Birdham. Walk for 40 metres and turn right into Canal Wharf and past the side of the Richmond pub. Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. If true, I'll bet! The bridge is somewhat hidden by trees, so keep a sharp lookout. At the end of the walk there's the excellent Boathouse Cafe at Chichester Marina where you can enjoy refreshments after your walk. Chichester Marina is off the A286 Chichester to Wittering road. From the Stockbridge roundabout on the A27 just south of Chichester, take the A286 towards Bracklesham Bay and Wittering. Length 7.5 mi Elevation gain 479 ft Route type Loop Hiking Walking Partially paved River Views This is your route! Popular attractions Goodwood Motor Circuit and Goodwood House are located nearby. Walk through the wood to emerge after 200 metres into an arable field. There are a few road crossings, including the A27, that need particular care. It is tempting to follow this, as it more obvious than the correct track. Canal Walk, Chichester is fitted with 4 bedrooms and a living room with a flat-screen TV and DVD player. Stay by the left-hand side of the field for approximately 150 metres, noting the WW2 tank on the opposite side of the Lavant on your left. So be warned. 4.0. The route from here on is quite simple as it is a matter of following the canal right back to your starting point. Chichester Walks. Turn right along the road for 300 metres to reach Chandlers Road on the right and cross it. It offers inside seating indoors, on a terrace or under the trees. 3.7 out of 5. With more than 54 West Springfield trails covering 448 miles, you’re bound to find a perfect trail like the Windsor River Trail or Mattabassett Trolley Trail . There's a light and airy dining terrace so you can sit outside on warmer days. Plenty of beautiful wildlife and scenery that’ll capture anybody’s love for nature! There is a galvanised five bar gate 'hanging' to an old gate post on the left of the opening. 4.0. There is a two way fingerpost on the far side of the bridge. Limited parking but plenty of public car parks available in the city centre. An area of outstanding natural beauty, the canal offers visitors to the area opportunities for activities such … Turn left onto the road. It is just to the left of a 'bend in the road' sign. Book the Canal Walk, Chichester - Stay at this 3.5-star vacation home in Chichester. Chichester is an historic city with strong Roman connections and has an enormous array of things to do and places to visit. Walk some 500 metres to the end of the road and, as you pass the Crown and Anchor (originally built in the 16th century) on your left, turn right to walk along the foreshore (probably past a couple of wheelie bins). ©2020 GPS Cycle and Walking Routes | Contact Us | Disclaimer | Which GPS. As the field edge turns left again look out for a bridge over the River Lavant on your right. Cleanliness. The residential mooring may be available to take on with the confirmation of the landlord. Carefully cross Stockbridge Road and turn left. Also that a B17 bomber made an emergency landing there which included Clarke Gable who was one of the crew. Having a brew at the Marina Cafe. You may be delayed at this point as you are about to walk over the lock gates at the entrance to the marina and they may be open in order to allow boats in or out. Travel for two miles going south. Chichester Harbour and Canal is a 12.1 kilometer loop trail located near Chichester, West Sussex, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. Nice pub at Dell Quay and a decent cafe at Chichester Canal Basin. 1 - if the path is open, follow it for 150 metres or so to reach Terminus Road. Chichester City Walls Walk. In fact what remains today is only a small part of the original Portsmouth and Arundel canal, designed to create an inland water route from Portsmouth Harbour through to London. Otherwise carefully cross the road and continue to the left of the marina access road to return to your starting point in another 600 metres or so. 4.0. Can be muddy in places when wet. Initially walk alongside the canal for two kilometres to Hunston. When you can, walk ahead on the walkway over the gates. Firstly this must have been a fabulous place to live and secondly, some dire events took place in this building in the fictitious novel by the author Kate Moss in her book 'The Taxidermist's Daughter'. Canal Walk, Chichester in Chichester provides accommodations with free WiFi, an 11-minute walk from Chichester Cathedral, 3.7 miles from Goodwood Motor Circuit and 4.4 miles from Goodwood House. Carry on and after a short distance you will reach a three-way fingerpost and gate. Kate Moss lived close to the head of this channel and wrote the book very much based in this area. After a short distance the path reaches some trees. Starting at Chichester Marina and travelling cross country to Dell Quay, the route continues walking by the side of Chichester Harbour before turning inland to reach the southern edge of Chichester. You will see a sign saying 'Danger no public access'. The Chichester Canal towpath is well used by walkers and cyclists and plenty of people seem to use it as a primary means of getting into Chichester and back again as part of the Manhood Cycle Network. Enjoy a lovely waterside stroll along the Chichester Canal on this easy walk in Sussex. Continue on Salterns Way, now to the right of the arable field. The return route follows the Chichester Canal back to the marina. This circular walk take you around the lovely Chidham peninsula. As you cross the bridge look to your left and you will see a nice view of Chichester Cathedral. Guest recommends this property. The Chichester Canal is a canal in England navigable save for its middle. It is also thought that this was one of the ports though which the plague was introduced to the country. We did it backwards and I think that made it nicer as at least we got it over with at the beginning! The walk begins in the centre of Chichester (near the train station and cathedral) following the canal towpath to Chichester Marina and Birdham where there are some great boats to see.Although this is categorised as a walking route, cyclists can also enjoy the first section of the towpath from Chichester to Hunston. A short distance to the right you will see the remains of a building. 7 miles (12 km) Enjoy a lovely waterside stroll along the Chichester Canal on this easy walk in Sussex. Discover genuine guest reviews for Canal Walk, Chichester along with the latest prices and availability – book now. The Centurions trail takes you from country to city to coast and Witterings is a great summer or winter walk along one of the UK most spectacular beaches. If you are coming by train, Chichester rail station is just a short walk from the Canal Basin (Waypoint 6) so you can adjust the walk to start from this point. I couldn't resist sitting here for a while and enjoying a coffee. If you stopped, then before moving on stroll through the trees and down to the foreshore. Here the way ahead is obvious, so carefully cross the road and continue on your journey. Stay on the drive as it bears left (do NOT take the right turning by the farm) and walk for one kilometre. Meet: Chichester Canal, Basin Road, Chichester O19 8DT. Start by exiting the visitor parking back onto the access road and turn right. As per last comment, very nice walk spoilt a little by crossing a very busy A27. Take the right-hand option to follow Salterns Way. Chichester canal seems strange to any visitors familiar with inland waterways, because it seems to go simply from the basin in Chichester through to Chichester Marina. 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