Walks & Tours

Saturday, June 16; June 23; June 30; July 7; July 14, 2pm.


TOUR OF HISTORIC CHICHESTER, CHICHESTER CITY TOURS, START AT NOVIUM MUSEUM.

Take a guided tour of historic Chichester and see the pretty and interesting areas where many people don’t go. Learn of prominent local people and hear something of their lives and works. Our guides are experienced and full of local knowledge and will love showing you round the city.

Tickets £5. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, June 16, 3pm.


A SEASIDE STROLL ON SUSSEX DAY, CHICHESTER TOUR GUIDES, THE REGIS CENTRE/ALEXANDRA THEATRE ENTRANCE, BELMONT STREET, BOGNOR REGIS, PO21 1BL.

Enjoy a 90-minute summer afternoon stroll around this famous seaside town and hear why Sussex folk “won’t be druv”. Discover the town’s history, some plans for the future, hidden gems, plus tales of well-known visitors and residents, from bathing heroes to knights, kings and queens. Tickets £6. Disabled access.

 

Sunday, June 17; Sunday, June 24; Sunday, July 1; Sunday, July 8; Sunday, July 15, 11.30am.


CITY HIGHLIGHTS, CHICHESTER TOUR GUIDES, CATHEDRAL BELL TOWER, WEST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1RP.

Within the historic walls of our beautiful city, an easy walk takes you through Chichester’s past. From its earliest Roman beginnings to some of its most recent artefacts, you will gain an intriguing insight into 2,000 years of Chichester history. Tickets £6. Disabled access.

 

Sunday, June 17; June 24; July 1; July 8; July 15, 2pm.


GUIDED TOUR OF CITY WALLS, CHICHESTER WALLS TRUST, START CATHEDRAL BELL TOWER, WEST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1RP.

A 90-minute guided tour around the two-kilometre circuit of the city’s historic walls, with insights into their construction in Roman times, their remarkable survival through two millennia and their continuing importance. Tickets £3, children free. Parts of city walls difficult to access, but detours possible by arrangement.

 

Sunday, June 17, 2pm; Sunday, June 24, 2pm.


CHICHESTER’S STREET DETECTIVES, CHICHESTER TOUR GUIDES, MARKET CROSS, CHICHESTER, PO19 1HD.

Join us for a fun family trail around Chichester, discovering some not-so-hidden clues to times gone by. From funny faces in stone to animals in stained glass, there is much to discover beyond today’s view of our little city. The tour lasts approx 90 minutes and ends at the Market Cross. Tickets £7; children £3.50; under six years free. Disabled access.

 

Monday, June 18, 10.30-12 noon.


TREE WALK, QUAKER MEETING HOUSE, PRIORY ROAD, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NX.

Brian Hopkins will lead a one-and-a-half hour walk sponsored by Chichester Quakers.The walk will be different from those of recent years and will view some of Chichester’s interesting trees. Tickets must be bought in advance.

Tickets £3; seniors and students £2.50; children free. Disabled access.

 

Tuesday, June 19; June 26; July 3; July 10, 11am; Wednesday, June 20; June 27; July 4; July 11, 11am.

TOUR OF HISTORIC CHICHESTER, CHICHESTER CITY TOURS, START AT NOVIUM MUSEUM.

Take a guided tour of historic Chichester and see the pretty and interesting areas where many people don’t go. Learn of prominent local people and hear something of their lives and works. Our guides are experienced and full of local knowledge and will love showing you round the city. Tickets £5. Disabled access.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 6-7.30pm; Friday, July 6, 6-7.30pm.


SPOTLIGHT ON ARCHITECTURE, CHICHESTER TOUR GUIDES, OUTSIDE EDES HOUSE, 27 WEST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1RW.

Trace the history of Chichester through its buildings. Tour guide Hilly Sloan will take you from Roman to post-modern, through Norman, Medieval, Georgian and Victorian architecture. All have stories to tell – some boast, others economise, several astound and a few just hide. Tickets £7. Disabled access.

 

Friday, June 22, 6-7.30pm.

STREET ART AND SCULPTURE, CHICHESTER TOUR GUIDES, OUTSIDE THE MINERVA THEATRE, CHICHESTER, PO19 6AP.

Join Hilly Sloan to explore Chichester’s wealth of street art, open-air sculpture and modern architecture, sadly so often overlooked in the bustle of everyday life. This tour draws upon the creativity of local and national artists to depict an alternative view of the city. Tickets £7. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, June 23, 3pm.


QUAKER GUIDED WALK, CHICHESTER QUAKERS, QUAKER MEETING HOUSE, PRIORY ROAD, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NX.

A guided walk to places of Quaker interest, about an hour and a half, about a mile and a half, ending with tea in the Meeting House. Tickets £3; students and children free. Disabled access.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 26, 6-7.30pm.

TREE WALK, QUAKER MEETING HOUSE, PRIORY ROAD, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NX.

Brian Hopkins will lead a one-and-a-half hour walk sponsored by Chichester Quakers.The walk will be different from those of recent years and will view some of Chichester’s interesting trees. Tickets must be bought in advance.

Tickets £3; seniors and students £2.50; children free. Disabled access.

 

Thursday, June 28, 6-7pm.

MIDSUMMER MEDICINES FROM THE WHYKE COMMUNITY ORCHARD, BACK ALLEY OFF EXTON ROAD, CHICHESTER, PO19 8BA.

Exploring the natural healing properties of our green spaces. Medical herbalist Steve Taylor will lead an exploration of the Whyke Community Orchard wild area’s herbs for effective remedies. Wear appropriate shoes as this event is outdoors on grass. See www.growchichester.org/growing-spaces/wick for access details. Tickets £5; students £3; children £1. Partially accessible. Contact 07879 263402 for more details.

 

 

Saturday, June 30-Sunday July 1,10.30am-5pm.

RURAL LIFE WEEKENDS: HISTORIC GARDENS, WEALD & DOWNLAND LIVING MUSEUM, TOWN LANE, SINGLETON, PO18 0EU.

Discover the herbs, vegetables and flowers that rural households would have grown and used from Tudor to Victorian times through six period gardens. Enjoy displays, guided tours, talks and chat to the gardening team. Find out how these plants are used for medicinal and culinary purposes, plus for natural dyeing. Tickets £15.50; seniors £13.50; students and children £7.50. Disabled access.

 

Sunday, July 1, 2.30pm.


A WALK AROUND GEORGIAN CHICHESTER, MEET OUTSIDE EDES HOUSE, WEST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1RQ.

Join local historian and author Alan Green on this popular walk (approx two hours) that explores Chichester’s Georgian architecture and meets a few of its Georgian characters along the way. Tickets £5. Disabled access.

 

 

 

 

Sunday, July 1, 3pm.

A SUMMER AFTERNOON SEASIDE STROLL, CHICHESTER TOUR GUIDES, THE REGIS CENTRE/ALEXANDRA THEATRE ENTRANCE, BELMONT STREET, BOGNOR REGIS, PO21 1BL.

Enjoy a 90-minute summer afternoon stroll around this famous seaside town. Discover the town’s history, some plans for the future, hidden gems, plus tales of well-known visitors and residents, from bathing heroes to knights, kings and queens. Tickets £6. Disabled access.

 

Wednesday, July 4, 10.30-12 noon.

TREE WALK, QUAKER MEETING HOUSE, PRIORY ROAD, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NX.

Brian Hopkins will lead a one-and-a-half hour walk sponsored by Chichester Quakers. The walk will be different from those of recent years and will view some of Chichester’s interesting trees. Tickets must be bought in advance.

Tickets £3; seniors and students £2.50; children free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 7, 6.30-7.30pm.


GHOST STORY TOUR, CHINDI, HENNINGS 53 NORTH STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1NQ.

Chichester Independent Authors and Bognor Regis Write Club investigate the haunted past of Chichester’s historic town centre. Meet at Hennings from 6.30pm for a glass of wine or soft drink, then have your blood curdled during a one-hour ghost tour. Self-guided tour book with extra ghost stories will be available on the night. Tickets £10, includes glass of wine and illustrated book. No disabled access.

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