Fall in love with West Sussex this February
Follow our lovers’ guide to Chichester most romantic places, starting with...
Great places for a romantic escape
The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa
Relax and unwind together in the historic Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa in Midhurst, at the heart of the South Downs, where you’ll be surrounded by history, character and charm
Folly Hide Shepherd’s Hut
Snuggle up in Folly Hide Shepherd’s Hut, a cosy romantic hideaway nestled in peace and tranquillity at the foot of the South Downs where you can spend your evening gazing at the star-studded dark skies.
A luxurious roll top bath at Ashling Park by Toby Adamson
Luxuriate in Ashling Park’s lodges’ where you'll find hand crafted two-metre beds with super-soft linens, roll top baths and rain showers and a log woodburner for added cosyness, plus award-winning sparkling wine to hand.
The Millstream Hotel, Bosham
Savour an escape at The Millstream Hotel in Bosham, near the shores of Chichester Harbour. Enjoy long wintry walks around the harbour and delectable dinners at the award-winning The Sea School restaurant.
Great Places to Eat
Farmer, Butcher, Chef at Goodwood Estate
A culinary experience not to be forgotten, Farmer, Butcher, Chef takes an original, imaginative approach to showcasing Goodwood reared meat and local, seasonal fare.
The Angel Inn, Petworth
Relax by a roaring fire with a chilled glass of local sparkling wine at The Angel Inn, Petworth
Purchases Restaurant, Chichester
Sip expertly mixed cocktails and delight in fine dining at Purchases, Chichester
The Star & Garter, East Dean
Unwind in a traditional country pub surrounded by Great Sussex walking routes at the Star & Garter, East Dean
Comestibles Cafe in Midhurst: Photograph by Christopher Ison
Treat yourselves to a long, lazy breakfast, lovingly prepared at Midhurst’s Comestibles
Great Romantic Things to Do
A bicycle ride for two : photograph by Southern e-Bike Rentals
Hit one of our area’s cycle routes to admire beautiful countryside – tandem optional! You could hire a pair of bikes from Southern e-Bike Rentals.
Pick up a hamper full of deliciousness from Stansted Park Farm Shop and head to Selsey’s shores for a picnic before a bracing walk at Selsey Bill
A perfect place for a first date
The White Horse, Chilgrove
The White Horse at Chilgrove after a walk at Harting Down
Plan a Great Proposal
The Ship at Chichester Harbour Hotel
Savour a dinner full of local flavours at the stylish Ship bar & restaurant at Chichester Harbour Hotel, Chichester
Arrange a romantic rendezvous
Bracklesham Bay/East Wittering beach in Winter
Enjoy a bracing walk along Bracklesham Bay and it's neighbour, East Wittering beach followed by dinner at Billy’s On The Beach
If we've inspired you to stay a little longer, you can find more food for thought here.