Learn to Powerboat at Bracklesham Bay

People can book onto a powerboating course with Chichester District Council’s foreshores team this summer. The Council’s foreshores service is offering Royal Yachting Association (RYA) powerboat training from the Foreshores Office in Bracklesham Bay until September 2019. The Level 2 Weekend Powerboat course covers topics such as: man overboard, rights of way, collision regulations, close quarter boat handling, basic navigation, launching and recovery. The course costs £225 and no previous experience is necessary. The training takes place on a 5.4 metre Avon Searider rigid inflatable boat with...
Posted on May 16th 2019Category: General News

Take to two wheels on the new Pagham Harbour to Medmerry cycle route

A new, 3km cycle route has been completed, linking Pagham Nature Reserve with Medmerry Nature Reserve, boosting facilities for residents, visitors and wildlife enthusiasts alike. The county council’s Public Rights of Way team worked with The Manhood Peninsula Partnership on ideas to bolster tourism in the area - and found that cycling provision was under represented. From this, a £400,000 scheme was devised. It includes: • 1.2Km of shared pedestrian/cycling pathway • re-construction/improvement on cycle route 88 • 1.7Km of improvements to the path between the new route and flood defences at...
Posted on April 30th 2019Category: General News

Press Release: Visit Chichester Launches New Look Visitor Guide

A new look guide to attract visitors to the Chichester region is out today. The 2019 Visitor Guide is published by Visit Chichester, the official Destination Management Organisation responsible for promoting tourism and supporting the visitor economy in the region. In a departure from previous formats, the new 36-page guide has moved towards a travel magazine style with an introduction by best selling author and Chichester resident, Kate Mosse OBE. The guide showcases the outstanding range of attractions, events, leisure activities and accommodation options available not just in the City but...
Posted on January 22nd 2019Category: General News

National Ice Cream Month

It's National Ice Cream month! We're ready to try out Chichester's offering of ice creams in this hot and humid weather. Chichester city centre is so proud of its fantastic independent retailers, and we're lucky enough to have a choice of places to get amazing ice cream. Here's where to go: Bailey's Artisan Gelato Based on West Street in central Chichester, Simon and Margaret Bailey create delicious authentic Italian gelato on site for you to enjoy in the cafe, or to take out or take home. The team use locally sourced produce whenever possible: organic milk and cream supplied by Home Farm,...
Posted on July 10th 2018Category: General News

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