Places of Interest
The details below are intended as a general guide only. For specific tour details, first check Availability and then follow the link from the Tour Description.
is a coastal gem of a town which boasts two award-winning beaches separated by the River Arun, a busy harbour and marina and stunning architecture. The ‘Look & Sea’ visitor centre offers exhibitions and information about the town’s maritime history and there is an 80ft viewing tower which provides panoramic 360° views.
is a ‘city by the sea’ with a wealth of attractions, including the magnificent Royal Pavilion, famous beach and pier and a superb range of shops, including the famous ‘Lanes’, a maze of twisting cobbled streets and intriguing alleyways which harbours an extraordinary mix of antique and jewellery shops nestling alongside contemporary and designer boutiques.
is a market town rich in history, which straddles the River Arun. Its castle dominates the surrounding countryside but it is far from being the only attraction in this fascinating area.
is an ancient and intriguing city which boasts a magnificent Norman cathedral, Roman Villas and Tudor Market Cross amongst its many historic attractions. The city lies just minutes away from the classic South Downs countryside, ideal for walking or cycling, or exploring picturesque villages such as Medhurst and Petworth.
is situated between Bognor and Brighton and is famous for its bowling greens but also has many other worthwhile attractions, including museums, historical churches and attractive covered shopping centres.
Isle of Wight
Day trips to the island can be made quite easily from Bognor utilising either the car ferries from Portsmouth or Southampton or the hovercraft from Southsea to Ryde. With over half the island being designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a host of attractions there is something for everyone to enjoy.
is fast becoming one of Britain’s favourite waterfront destinations and boasts an irresistable mix of history and heritage. Portsmouth’s maritime connections are portrayed at the town’s Historic Dockyard, which includes Nelson’s ‘Victory’ and the remains of the ‘Mary Rose’ amongst many other fascinating exhibits. The town is also an excellent retail centre, with a host of high street brands trading alongside independent shops and specialist retailers.
Sheffield Park and Gardens
is a magnificent informal garden which was laid out by ‘Capability’ Brown in the 18th century and further developments were added in the 20th century. The original four lakes form the centrepiece and there are beautiful displays of seasonal flowers, rare trees and shrubs.