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The Chichester Ship Canal

  • Chichester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Railway and Transport Attractions, Sailing and Kayaking, Tours and River Cruises

Attraction Information

The Chichester Ship Canal runs 4 miles from the Southgate basin in the heart of Chichester to the Chichester Harbour at Birdham.

Visit the Canal Trust HQ and Shop at the basin for refreshments, to arrange a boat trip or hire a rowing boat. The canal has sections bounded by mature trees and also travels through open farm land with good views of the cathedral and South Downs. A wide range of birds and fish inhabit the canal area.

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Opening hours

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General Admission
Adults: £8.00
Kids (0-12): £5.00

Travel & Contact Information


Canal Basin, Canal Wharf, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8DT, England

Phone number

01243 377405



Click here to visit The Chichester Ship Canal's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

The Chichester Ship Canal has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

The Chichester Ship Canal has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, The Chichester Ship Canal is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, The Chichester Ship Canal have stated they are pushchair friendly.

The Chichester Ship Canal has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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