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Chichester Harbour Events - January 2018

Why not start the new year with a walk in this beautiful Harbour

Guided Walk

Fri 5 January  10am 2hrs

Harbour Creekies: Chichester Marina and Birdham Pool

Features: A gentle stroll of 2 miles around Chichester Marina and to see Birdham Pool. Stop for complimentary tea/coffee at Chichester Yacht Club along the way.

Fee: £5 on the day (free to Friends of Chichester Harbour, bring membership number). To join click here.

Meet: Visitors’ car park on the entrance road to Chichester Marina. Free parking, PO20 7EJ.

Sun 21 January  10am 6hrs

Harbour Hares: Itchenor and Witterings

Features: An 11 mile circular walk from Itchenor and through the villages of East and West Wittering with a coffee stop in East Wittering. Bring a packed lunch.

Fee: £5 on the day (free to Friends of Chichester Harbour, bring membership number). To join click here.

Meet: outside Harbour Office, Itchenor, PO20 7AW. Park in the pay and display car park near The Ship Pub


Sat 20 January  9.30am 6hrs

Photography with Iain McGowan

Features: be inspired by the location and the guidance of professional photographer, Iain McGowan to take great photographs in Chichester Harbour. Beginners to experts welcome. Dress in outdoor gear with footwear for muddy conditions and bring a packed lunch.  All participants must attend a safety briefing at 9.30am. Half day review session on Sunday 10 March, 10am – 12pm to share your work. Please bring prints of your chosen photos for sharing and discussion. Refreshments provided.

Fee: £28 per person for both sessions, (minimum age 15 yrs). Booking essential online or on 01243 513275

Meet: Clubroom at Paynes Boatyard, Thornham Lane, Thorney Island, PO10 8DD. Free parking by kind permission of the owner.

Boat Trips

Solar Heritage is a 14-metre solar powered catamaran licensed for public boat trips. She can carry up to 50 passengers. The boat is open-sided for unimpeded views so warm clothing and wet weather gear is advised. There is a toilet onboard and the boat is fitted with a wheelchair lift.

All trips depart from Itchenor this month. All trips are an hour-and-a-half in duration except as indicated below.

Saturday 6th          11.00am Harbour Discovery

Saturday 13th        11.00am Bird Watching (2hrs)

Sunday 14th           11.00am Harbour Discovery

Wednesday 17th   11.00am Bird Roots at High Tide

Saturday 20th       11.00am Harbour Discovery

Sunday 21st          10.00am Bird Watching

Saturday 27th       11.00am Bird Watching

Saturday 28th       11.00am Harbour Discovery

Book online or phone the office on 01243 513275