Shop in Chichester

Shopping in Chichester is a delightful experience. The city centre's elegant Georgian streets have an appealing 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, just a stone's throw from Chichester Cathedral.

Be sure to explore Chichester's ‘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 has plenty of stores offering homewares and gifts from everything from lighting, fabric and accessories for the home to pre-loved furniture from shops like Winter's Moon, Susie Watson Design, Closs & Hamblin and Design Vintage (a mile outside the city centre in West Stoke).

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 stationery shops in Chichester

Alongside the familiar big names including Waterstones and WHSmith bringing you books and stationery, 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.

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