Shop in Chichester
No matter what type of retail therapy you’re looking for in West Sussex, you’re guaranteed to find every shop you need in the historic city of Chichester. With so much on offer here - as well as great museums, art galleries, cafés, bars and restaurants and the excellent Chichester Festival Theatre - we highly recommend you stay a night or two and hit the streets to make the most of the excellent shopping opportunities in this delightful city.
Take your time in Chichester
Take time to browse Chichester’s elegant Georgian streets, with their mix of colourful independent shops alongside high street favourites. Most are located along the city’s four main shopping streets; North, East, South and West Streets, which meet at Chichester’s distinctive Market Cross.
Be sure to explore the ‘pallants’ and ‘twittens’ too; the side streets where you’ll find an eclectic mix of interesting independents. From fashion and homewares to jewellery, toys, music or art - it’s all here in Chichester.
Clothes shops and accessories in Chichester
Your usual high street chain store favourites including H&M, Next, The White Company, New Look and Blacks, sit shoulder to shoulder with independent boutiques offering something a bit different. You’ll find a wide selection of independent jewellery, eyewear, lingerie, vintage and retro clothing, footwear, occasion wear, designer and luxury label independent stores across the city.
Art and music shops in Chichester
From leading galleries including Pallant House Gallery and the Oxmarket Gallery, to fine art offerings for the discerning collector, there are a host of art stores across Chichester hosting a selection of original and limited-edition prints, ceramics, picture frames, and unique gifts.
Other stores boast musical instruments, vinyl records, haberdashery, sewing workshops and antiques.
Homewares and gift shops in Chichester
Chichester city centre features stores offering everything from white goods, lighting and electronics, to pre-loved furniture, interiors and accessories for the home, from shops including Winter's Moon, Lakeland and Closs & Hamblin.
Browse for a gift at one of the many shops offering interesting and unusual items and objects, including Whirligig Toys and Between the Lines.
Books and stationary shops in Chichester
Alongside the familiar big names including Waterstones and WHSmith bringing you books and stationary, you’ll find book stores inside the Cathedral and Pallant House Gallery, as well other independent stores specialising in second-hand books, religious books at St Olav, comics and graphic novels.
Sport shops in Chichester
Discover cycling specialists, activewear, running experts, outdoor kit, shooting and country sports equipment, from popular names including Sports Direct, Cotswold Outdoors and Mountain Warehouse, as well as a range of independents.
Food and drink shops in Chichester
Waiting to be explored are stores selling traditional sweets, handmade old-fashioned pies, health foods and supplements, chocolate and wine. From Manuka, Grape Tree and Refilled Chichester to M&S Foodhall, you’ll find something for everyone here.
Almshouse Arcade and Drapers Yard
Looking for something out of the ordinary? Located in The Hornet, the Almshouse Arcade is home to 12 small specialists offering items from vintage toys and records to celebration cakes and beauty.
You’ll also find a unique collection of sheds housing 20 different businesses at Drapers Yard. An eclectic mix of art to textiles; coffee to hairdressing and jewellery to ceramics, to name but a few. Drapers Yard is ever changing and is worth a visit on every trip to Chichester.