The West Sussex landscape has been drawing visitors and guests for many years.
The South Downs National Park providing the backdrop to beautiful sandy bays, extending from Selsey to the Witterings. Quaint harbours such as Bosham, Itchenor and Emsworth are from a bygone age. The cathedral city of Chichester offers cobbled streets and an ancient city walls walk, in addition to excellent shopping facilities. The area is famed for the quality of its game, seafood, and organic meat. Farmers markets operate throughout the year, offering a wide variety of local produce, including wine, chilli, and olives!
The charming village of East Wittering has a number of restaurants, cafes, and takeaway establishments. There is also the Fishermans Hut, and a fishmongers, for the catch of the day. In addition, there are chartered fishing trips throughout the season. Beef, grazed on the Wittering salt marshes, is available in the butchers shops. The village also has excellent surf equipment shops, and a hire centre for watersports.
Nearby, other sporting centres offer golf, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, sailing, fishing, hot air balloons and even hang gliding on the Sussex Downs. The absolutely stunning Chichester Harbour and environs provide for many varied leisure activities. In addition, the area is also famed for the many independent local hostelries! Cycling paths are to be found throughout the peninsular, and the local Salterns Way cycling route, runs through An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Chichester Gate complex includes a cinema, and a bowling centre; and the nearby Westgate Leisure Centre includes a swimming pool. Whilst on your holiday,, you may wish to journey further afield. The harbour town of Portsmouth provides for day trips to The Isle of Wight, and France. Local attractions are many and varied, and with widespread appeal. Whatever the interests, or leisure requirements, West Sussex can satisfy them all, for all age groups. Briar Cottage Caravan Park is located to the South of Chichester, in West Sussex. Briar Cottage is easily accessible, and the South Downs area can be reached via a number of main ‘A’ roads.
The nearby town of Chichester has excellent rail, coach, and bus networks. In addition, the Portsmouth ferry terminal, and the airports of Southampton and Gatwick are within driving distance.