Chichester is just a short drive south from Chilgrove. There is much to see and do in this pretty and historic Georgian market town.
City Walls Walk – This compact city is encircled by Medieval walls whose foundations date back to the Roman occupation in the third century AD. There is a walls walk, which at a leisurely stroll will take about an hour to complete. Diversions en route can include a walk in Priory Park and a stroll around the Bishop’s Palace Gardens.
Chichester Cathedral dominates the town. It is the only cathedral in the UK which can be seen from the sea and is a landmark for sailors. It houses contains two rare medieval sculptures and a unique collection of 20th-century paintings and the stunning tapestry by John Piper which adorns the High Altar.
Pallant House Gallery of Modern Art is recognised as one of the most important galleries for British modern art in the country and worthy of a visit.
The award winning Noveum Museum, designed by Keith Williams Architects and built to house the remains of a Roman Bath House which lay hidden under a carpark for many years. The building also displays many of the 150,000 Roman artefacts which have been uncovered in the locality .
The Chichester Festival Theatre has both a main theatre and the Minerva studio; CFT is one of the United Kingdom’s flagship theatres, and enjoys an international reputation. It is renowned for the exceptionally high standard of its productions which frequently transfer to the West End.
Chilgrove Farm nestles in a quiet and picturesque valley beneath the South Downs, on the West Sussex and East Hampshire border, within an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The farm is Ideally located for walking and cycling and is a haven for wildlife. Buzzards, barn owls and deer are frequently to be seen on the farm and the surrounding South Downs are rich with wild flowers and butterflies. Within easy walking distance are both the South Downs Way and the Monarchs Way long distance footpaths and the whole area has many lanes and bridleways.