Sussex is home to a wealth of art and cultural attractions, including art galleries, antiques and theatres, to name just a few.

Explore Chichester City Centre, home to one of the UKs leading theatres: Chichester Festival Theatre, and leading art galleries: Pallant House Gallery. With a selection of other fantastic galleries including the Oxmarket Gallery, and high-end art shops, there’s everything to keep art and cultural lovers entertained in Chichester.

Outside of the City Centre, take a visit to West Dean College or Goodwood House for fine art, explore the market towns of Petworth and Arundel for fine antiques or head to Midhurst for hidden galleries.

There’s no better insight into rural Sussex life than visiting a church. With some having stood for thousands of years, their walls have welcomed generation upon generation of families going back to a time long forgotten.

Arundel Castle

One of England’s largest inhabited and complete castles, Arundel Castle is situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex.

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Built astride a hill Arundel Cathedral sits majestically, overlooking the ancient town of Arundel and stands out as an inspiring landmark in West Sussex.

Arundel Contemporary Art Gallery

Arundel Contemporary Art Gallery in located near to the River Arun and is local to the South Downs National Park.

Arundel Museum

Discover the story of Arundel in this award-winning contemporary building on the banks of the River Arun. A stone’s throw from Arundel Castle, the historic seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, the Museum provides a fascinating insight into the town’s…

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Another of Chichester’s hidden treasures are Bishops Palace Gardens, located next to Chichester cathedral. These tranquil and beautifully kept gardens are home to a host of beautiful plants, unusual trees and shrubs, water features, a pergola walk and wildlife friendly…

Bosham Walk Arts & Crafts Centre

Bosham Walk Arts & Crafts Centre is located in Bosham, local to the Witterings and the city of Chichester which is home to Goodwood.

Art gallery in Chichester

Centurion Way easy access

Explore a 9km flat route along the route of the former Chichester to Midhurst Railway line which finishes at West Dean.

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Your luxury, private Chichester Art Tour starts with a special morning private guided tour of Chichester Cathedral. Fine art, medieval wall paintings and sculpture reliefs feature alongside Victorian glass work and contemporary religious art of the highest quality. After lunch…

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Discover more than 900 years of history, a collection of art and music beneath the iconic spire of Chichester Cathedral

New Park Cinema

Chichester Cinema is one of the UK’s most acclaimed independent Cinemas showing national and international film, live performances and is host to an annual film festival.

Cineworld Chichester

Cineworld Chichester is a 10 screen cinema showing the latest international blockbusters in 2D and 3D formats.

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Chichester Festival Theatre is one of the UK’s flagship theatres, renowned for the exceptionally high standard of its productions as well as its work with the community and young people.

Visit the lovely city of Chichester, West Sussex on one of our luxury, private  guided day tours and discover a place rich in history, art and architecture, including its beautiful 900 year old Norman Cathedral and ancient Roman walls. Chichester…

Join us on one of our regular Chichester City guided tours to hear stories from the past and discover places that you’ve never seen before. A walking tour provides a fascinating and informative insight into the history and culture of…

See a working waterwheel power an 18th century beam pump and explore an enchanting riverside heritage site. An exhibition explains the history of Coultershaw – the early use of water power and the installation in 1782 of a pump to…

An image showing the ruins at Cowdray Estate known locally as Cowdray Castle

As a destination, Cowdray Estate offers a range of premium country pursuits, from golf on a Championship course, award winning clay-pigeon shooting, fly fishing on the River Rother, walking in Cowdray Park, cycling, riding, and polo events, to hospitality at Cowdray Farm Shop & Café, accommodation at Cowdray Lodge, wedding venues and the stunning Cowdray House.

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Experience a restful, peaceful and contemplative time at the end of a busy day at an Evensong service at Chichester Cathedral. Evensong is free of charge and open to all, without any religious commitment. A time for peace and reflection,…

Pagham Harbour Walks- Church Norton

Begin your explorations of Pagham Harbour at the RSPB visitor centre where you can learn about the exciting wildlife you could find and where you might get your feet wet at high tide! Pagham Harbour is criss-crossed with public and permissive…

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An Annual Festival of the arts in Chichester featuring live music and theatre, poetry,book events and much more

Goodwood House

Goodwood House, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Richmond and Gordon, combines the glamour of a great English country house with the warmth of a family home.

Goodwood Motorsport

Goodwood motorcircuit is the only classic circuit in the world to remain entirely in its original form, after being lovingly restored. Home of the world-famous Goodwood Revival and Members’ Meeting, the circuit combines all the nostalgia of the golden era of motorsport with the modern technology of today.

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Petworth is a quaint, typically English market town within easy reach of London which is famed for its antique shops

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Explore some great West Sussex gardens across Chichester, Midhurst, Petworth, Arundel and surrounding areas

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Looking for great things to do in Sussex this autumn? We’ve got you covered. With some of the best scenery in the country, it’s no surprise that our corner of Sussex is brimming with idyllic autumnal outings.

While Britain may be a nation of dog lovers, Sussex is undeniably the county of dog lovers. This dog-friendly destination has so many places opening its doors to canine companions that there’s no way you’ll want to leave your four-legged-friend at home.

New Park Community Centre

Charity run Community Centre in the heart of Chichester, next to the beautiful Jubilee Park. Halls, specialist martial arts Dojo’s and meeting rooms to hire for events, special occasions, arts, sports and community activities. On site cafe bar offering a…

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Visit Newlands House Gallery for leading international modern and contemporary art in the charming market town of Petworth

Established in 1976, Oxmarket Contemporary is a registered charity offering modern exhibition space within a beautiful and atmospheric historic building in the heart of Chichester. We are a hub for artists, designers and makers of all kinds and a destination…

Pagham Harbour Walks- Pagham Harbour North Wall

This walk at Pagham Harbour is such a peaceful one with no sounds of traffic. There are splendid country views inland contrasting with the landscape of the harbour. The area of the harbour here is part of the 700 acres…

Pallant House Gallery

Discover an exciting collection of modern British art from 1900 to today in the centre of Chichester, West Sussex

One of the country’s finest Elizabethan houses, set at the foot of the South Downs in Pulborough, West Sussex.

A superbly varied and inventive festival has been announced for Petworth and its surrounding area. In announcing a programme comprising over 45 events over 18 days. Always a diverse and varied festival, the festival again sees a mix of the…

A view of The National Trust's Petworth Park

Petworth House boasts an extraordinary collection of art and sculpture and stunning state rooms, set in beautiful grounds and parklands.

Petworth House & Park Ancient Trees Walk

Discover more about the ancient trees that dominate the skyline of Petworth Park on this circular walk. Marvel at some of the oldest and largest trees in the country and see a 1,000-year-old ancient oak that has survived all the…

Priory Park: Chichester’s Community Hub

Looking for down time with a spot of sightseeing? Priory park is the place to go. In the North-East quadrant of the City Centre, Priory Park is home to three scheduled monuments; the Roman city walls, The Guildhall – a…

Rountree Tryon Gallery artwork

Roundtree Tryon Gallery is located in Petworth, local to the city of Chichester and the South Downs National Park.

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The Selsey Heritage Trail is made up of three different self-guided walks exploring the Blue Plaques in and around Selsey, highlighting the places where important people in history lived and worked as well as the locations of significant events. The…

South Downs Planetarium

Space and night sky enthusiasts of all ages will be enthralled by a show at South Downs Planetarium. Experience an expert guided tour of the stars, planets, galaxies or beyond as you’re immersed in the full-dome theatre images. We present…

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Stansted Park stands in 1800 acres of parkland and ancient forest within the South Downs National Park. In 1983 the 10th Earl of Bessborough gave Stansted Park, the Arboretum, his family home and its beautiful contents to the public. The…

Sussex Art Fair takes place at Goodwood Racecourse, Selhurst Park Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0PS, in the heart of the Sussex Downs. Come and experience 90 exhibitors with 1000’s of artworks available for purchase. Starting at the Friday Preview…

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

Explore one of the UK’s leading aviation museums, where you’ll find an impressive display of historic aircraft as well as a unique collection of aviation memorabilia from throughout the First World War and onwards to the Cold War. The museum…

There’s nothing quite as English as an afternoon tea complete with dainty sandwiches, freshly baked scones and cakes, and a proper cup of tea served in fine bone china.

The Fittleworth Gallery

The Fittleworth Gallery Set against the back drop of the South Downs National Park, the Fittleworth Gallery has been created in a location which is renowned for Art and Artists. We are a discreet and discerning Gallery aiming to provide…

Based in Birdham, The Modern Calligraphy Company is the UK’s leading calligraphy company. The friendly team of expert calligraphers inspire beginners, enthusiasts, and professionals alike to develop their calligraphy skills and passion for lettering. Led by world-renowned Master Calligrapher Kirsten…

The Novium Museum

Opened in 2012, our award-winning museum is built over the remains of a Roman bathhouse and has three floors of fantastic exhibitions, telling the fascinating story of Chichester District and its rich heritage. It looks after 500,000 artefacts, both on…

The Petworth Housekeepers Tour

Petworth House shaped Petworth town, which crowds against its high walls, and the labour of the townspeople kept the house and estate working for centuries. The legacy of the town’s service is all around. For many centuries virtually everyone in…

Walk in the Footsteps of Turner at Petworth House

Stroll around the glassy lake where the artist regularly fished, take in the view revealed in his painting ‘Dewy Morning’ and look out for the flaming yellow and orange foliage of acres, as well as vibrant red oaks and the…

Walk the streets of wartime chichester

Walk the streets of wartime Chichester. This trail allows you to follow the footsteps of people living in Chichester during the Great War. From 1914 to 1918, the lives of Cicestrians were altered as the city was mobilised for the…

A view of the pond at Weald & Downland Living Museum

Come and explore a fascinating collection of rescued rural buildings set in a beautiful 40-acre site within the South Downs National Park. Discover the stories of the people who lived and worked in them over a 1,000-year period ­ from…

West Dean College

Your creative retreat awaits. West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is an internationally recognised art college with a strong craft ethos offering over 800 short courses, from beginner to advanced level and ranging from a day, a weekend or…

An image showing the River Lavant at West Dean Gardens near Chichester

Creatively inspired by its rich heritage and South Downs setting, West Dean gardens are a great day out all year round