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CHICHESTER: Pallant House | Chichester Cathedral | Mechanical Music & Doll Collection
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Fishborne Roman Place | Denmans Garden | Bignor Roman Villa & Museum | Goodwood House | West Dean Gardens | Tangmere Military Aviation Museum | Uppark | Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

 

 

Pallant House
9 North Pallant, Chichester PO19 1TJ Tel: 01243 774557

Description:
Fine Queen Anne house

Location:
In the lanes off the centre of town.

Opening Times:
10-5.15

Admission Prices:
Adults £2.50 Children free

 

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Chichester Cathedral
West Street, Chichester PO19 1PX Tel: 01243 784683

Description:
Beautiful 900 year old cathedral. Host some of the Chichester festival events

Location:
Centre of Chichester

Opening Times:
7.30-5 winter 7.30-7 summer

Admission Prices:
Donations

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Mechanical Music & Doll Collection
Church Road, Portfield, Chichester PO19 4HN Tel: 01243 785421

Description:
Barrel organs, fair organs and musical boxes. Lots of Victoriana

Location:
1m E off A27

Opening Times:
East-Oct Sun-Fri

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed for 98

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Fishborne Roman Place
Salthill Road, Fishbourne, near Chichester PO19 3QR Tel: 01243 785859

Description:
This is the largest known Roman residence in Britain with over 100 rooms. It was occupied between the 1 and 3c AD. Various mosaic floors can be viewed (under cover) in various states of completeness

Location:
About 1.5 south east of Chichester and 12 miles east of Portsmouth.. N of A259 in Fishbourne

Opening Times:
15 Feb -mid Dec daily 10-4 winter 10-6 summer. January open Sundays only

Disabled Access
Has ramps throughout

Admission Prices:
Adults £4 Children £2.20

 

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Bignor Roman Villa & Museum
RH20 1PH Tel: 01798 869259

Description:
One of the largest known Roman houses with a very large mosaic on display (under cover) and other finds include the famous Venus, Medusa, Gladiators and the Ganymede

Location:
The villa is inland north east of Chichester and north west of Arundel on a minor road between A29 & A285 - sign posted from both these roads

Opening Times:
Mar- May 10-5 Jun-Sep 10-6 Oct 10-5

Admission Prices:
£3.25 unconfirmed for 98

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Denmans Garden
BN18 0SU Tel: 01243 542808

Description
Several different themed gardens in this 3.5 acre plot have been developed over te last 50 years by the Robinson Family. Courses in garden design available

Location:
At Fontwell about 5 miles east of Chichester on A27. Sign posted

Opening Times:
Mar- Oct 9-5 (depending on weather)

Admission Prices:
Adults £2.80 Children under 5 free

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Goodwood House
PO18 0PX Tel: 01243 774107 For Racetrack please hone 01243 755022

Description
Fine house in beautiful downland setting with a collection of tapestries, porcelain and Old Masters. This is one of Europe's great estates with an aerodrome, golf course and hotel. Separately there is a full season of horse racing and motor racing, details from number above.

Location:
About 3 miles north off Chichester. Follow signs from the A285. Rail: Chichester

Opening Times:
28 Ar -Oct Sun & Mon 1-5 Aug Sun-Thurs

Admission Prices:
Adults £5.50 Children £2 (House)

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Weald & Downland Open Air Museum
PO18 0EU Tel: 01243 811348

Description:
Dozens of historic buildings from the 1400's - 1900 have been dismantled and reconstructed on this fascinating 40 acre site. Special events, call.

Location:
6 miles north of Chichester, on A286

Opening Times:
Jan & Feb wed & weekends 10.30 - dusk Mar-Dec daily 10.30-6

Disabled Access
Lot of shingle, not good

Admission Prices:
Adults £4.90 Children £2 Some reductions in winter

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Uppark
GU31 5QR Tel: 01730 825415

Description:
Fine late 17c house in which H.G. Wells spent his early years. Important collection of paintings and decorative art. Magnificent views towards the Solent.

Location:
NE of Portsmouth, NW of Chichester and 5 mile SE of Petersfield on B2146 Rail: Petersfield

Opening Times:
All year (not Xmas) Apr-Sep 10-7 Oct & Feb 10-5 Nov-Jan 10-4 Mar 10-6

Admission Prices:
Probably £4.74 unconfirmed NT

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Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Trust
Tangmere Airfield, Tangmere, near Chichester PO20 6ES Tel: 01243 775223

Description:
A unique collection of aviation exhibits, aircraft, engine, documents, uniforms and photographs relating to the famous Battle of Britain airfield and aviation generally. New hangar building housing air speed record breaking aircraft Meteor and Hunter.

Location:
Just outside Chichester off A27 on the road to Arundel

Opening Times:
Feb-Nov 10-5.30 (Feb and Nov 4.30)

Disabled Access
Mainly accessible

Admission Prices:
Adults £3 Children £1 (may rise)

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West Dean Gardens
Estate Office, West Dean PO18 0QZ Tel: 01243 818210/811301

Description:
Historic garden in tranquil setting with a circuit walk to the St Roches Arboretum

Location:
On A286, 6 miles north of Chichester

Opening Times:
Apr - Oct 11-5

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed for 98

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