St Richard

St Richard

St Richard’s statue watches over us on a Sunday morning when we meet our ’turn-up’ groups for the City Highlights walking tour! This statue was created for the millennium, but St Richard has been a ‘presence’ at the Cathedral for over 600 years.  He was the first...

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Cathedral Graffiti

Cathedral Graffiti

This is a little reminder that Chichester Cathedral is free to all! We are really privileged to have such an amazing ancient building in the heart of our little city. Our Dean and Chapter are determined to keep it accessible to all - every day of the year! Visitors...

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Storm Ciara

Storm Ciara

Yesterday's storm wreaked havoc across the Chichester district and today there's lots of chat about fallen and uprooted trees, damaged fences and roofs and hanging power cables. But this is really nothing compared with the hurricane of October 1987, which is still...

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Chichester’s Market

Chichester’s Market

Today is Market Day in Chichester! In the past Market Day was every other Wednesday and was a very important commercial event for the City. It used to be known as the Beast Market - so named because of all the animals driven into the streets of Chichester early in the...

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Travellers and Pilgrims

Travellers and Pilgrims

Join Shelagh as she follows in the footsteps of the medieval travellers and pilgrims - Friday 6th September at 10.45am. From the 13th Century, pilgrims made their way, often barefoot, to the Shrine of St Richard at Chichester Cathedral and travellers and tradesmen...

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Chichester Walking Weekend

Chichester Walking Weekend

September 2019 sees the launch of the first ever Chichester Walking Weekend; a collaboration between Visit Chichester and The Ramblers Association South West Sussex Group.  As a group of experienced professional tour guides, we are really looking forward to...

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Sussex Day – 16th June

Sussex Day – 16th June

THE SUSSEX CHARTER 📜 At 12noon every Sussex Day, the Sussex Charter is read aloud, usually by a town crier, in towns and villages across the county. " For all the people of the ancient kingdom of Sussex! Let it be known: the 16th of June of each and every year...

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Chichester Festival 2019

Chichester Festival 2019

During the Festival of Chichester which begins on the 15th June we will be putting on two extra guided tours in the evening. Take a look at our calendar to see the dates and times.   

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The Romans have returned!

The Romans have returned!

Roman week has returned to Chichester this Spring Bank Holiday with a wealth of things to see and do, to remind us all of our ancient heritage. Chichester is one of the few original Roman towns in the country that can boast such wonderfully intact walls. We really...

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