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Top-rated holiday rentals in Chichester

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Home in Chichester
Close City Centre Spacious Self Contained Annexe.
A spacious and comfortable two-storey annexe, within a 5 minute walk of Chichester City Centre. Downstairs: private entrance hall, cloakroom with W.C and basin, large kitchen-diner, lounge. Upstairs: large bedroom with en-suite shower and small twin bedroom. (Guests using the twin room will need to access the shower room via the main bedroom).The Annexe also consists of a private and quiet courtyard garden. To keep your costs as low as possible, we do not charge a cleaning fee. Parking onsite.
13–20 FebIndividual Host,
£129 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 241 reviews
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Home in West Sussex
King Bed Joy Lane, Chichester near Goodwood
As the architect and developer I was pleased to receive several awards for my 2 bedroom Eco house and garden. Sleeps 4-with luxury toiletries on arrival. Uniquely located within an easy stroll of the Cathedral city’s genteel shopping, historical sites and acclaimed Festival Theater, yet tucked away to enjoy the field view opposite. The beach is just 20 mins drive plus gorgeous walks and pubs along with an abundance of family activities and romantic spots. Ideal for Goodwood-revival/festival
6–13 AugIndividual Host,
£226 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 189 reviews
Superhost
Townhouse in West Sussex
Georgian Terraced House (1825) Chichester
The property is a beautifully renovated Georgian (1825) terraced house. The house is a five minutes walk from the renowned Chichester Festival Theatre and the same distance from the City of Chichester with it's Cathedral, restaurants and shops . There is also easy access by car bus or bike to the Downs including Goodwood as well as the coast at West Wittering and Bracklesham Bay . If you want to lie ,sit or eat in the sun the house has a south facing garden which is a sun trap .
11–18 SeptIndividual Host,
£126 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 226 reviews

Popular amenities for Chichester holiday rentals

Stay near Chichester's top sights

Goodwood Motor Circuit348 locals recommend
Chichester Cathedral220 locals recommend
Chichester Festival Theatre238 locals recommend
Sainsbury's18 locals recommend
Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park6 locals recommend
Priory Park31 locals recommend

Other great holiday rentals in Chichester

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Townhouse in West Sussex
City centre house with private garden & parking
22–29 NovIndividual Host,
£126 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 120 reviews
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Townhouse in West Sussex
Cosy townhouse in central Chichester
21–28 OctIndividual Host,
£165 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 100 reviews
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Guest house in Chichester
Watch The Wildlife From Little Barn near Goodwood
24–31 JulIndividual Host,
£178 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 244 reviews
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Home in Chichester
Delightful 2 Bed Lodge In Downland Village
26 Apr – 3 MayIndividual Host,
£155 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 133 reviews
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Guest house in Chichester
Luxury Studio with Hot Tub & Sauna
14–21 SeptIndividual Host,
£161 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 725 reviews
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Farm stay in Headbourne Worthy
A Unique Farm Retreat
6–13 JanIndividual Host,
£172 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 217 reviews
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Home in West Sussex
Pretty in Pink - delightful, cosy chichester house
6–13 DecIndividual Host,
£115 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 174 reviews
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Home in West Sussex
Canal view home in Chichester nr Goodwood
9–16 JunProfessional Host,
£155 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 193 reviews
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Townhouse in West Sussex
Central Chichester Townhouse with Parking
14–21 AugIndividual Host,
£134 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 189 reviews
Guest favourite
Bungalow in Oving
The Beach Huts: Unique home, with pool & tennis
6–13 MayIndividual Host,
£207 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 120 reviews
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Home in Bosham
Luxury Cedar House, Private Garden & Pool House
19–26 JanProfessional Host,
£311 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 155 reviews
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Cabin in Chichester
Bosham garden cabin beautiful coastal walks
9–16 MarIndividual Host,
£84 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 124 reviews

Quick stats about holiday rentals in Chichester

Total rentals

620 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

230 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

50 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

130 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

320 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

19K reviews

Your guide to Chichester

All About Chichester

The walled Roman town of Chichester in West Sussex sits at the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the South Coast. During the Norman and medieval eras Chichester became a major market town, and exploring the city is like looking into a time capsule. Its ancient streets are now lined with upscale restaurants, bars, and shops, the towering castle transports you back to the 13th century, and the elaborate octangular market cross and clock tower at the intersection of East Street and West Street dates from 1503.

The tree-lined Chichester Canal is a reminder of the town’s history as a centre of trade; take a boat or canoe out onto the water to see the city from a different perspective, or fish for perch, pike, and eel. Around the town, you’ll find unique museums and galleries, beautiful gardens and wildlife reserves, and vineyards where you can spend an afternoon tasting local sparkling wines. Finish off a day of exploring with a pint at a traditional pub.


The best time to stay in a holiday rental in Chichester

West Sussex enjoys a relatively mild climate, so holiday cottages in Chichester are popular all year round. The summer months generally have the best weather, which is great for picnics along the canal and morning coffees at al fresco cafe tables. However, the town’s proximity to London means that you won’t be the only one exploring its ancient streets, especially at weekends. Between mid-June and mid-July, a month-long arts festival brings a wide array of musical performances, theatre, and poetry readings to town.

Spring and autumn are also good times to visit as the weather is still pleasant — although it’s always wise to pack a waterproof layer — and visitor numbers are lower. Winter temperatures can be cold, but there are plenty of traditional pubs and coffee shops to warm up in.


Top things to do in Chichester

Chichester Cathedral

This stately 12th-century cathedral’s towering gothic spire serves as a landmark for the city, and inside you’ll find ornate stained-glass windows and breathtaking vaulted ceilings. The adjacent Bishop’s Palace Gardens is home to rows of manicured flowers, trees, and plants, providing a tranquil place to rest. The cathedral hosts musical performances and art exhibitions throughout the year.

Fishbourne Roman Palace

Built in 75 AD, Fishbourne Palace is the largest Roman residence discovered in Britain. The ruins of this vast villa offer a fascinating glimpse into luxury life in the Roman Empire. You can view its beautifully preserved intricate mosaic floors, complex underfloor heating systems, and interconnecting corridors and courtyards. The palace is less than a 15-minute drive from Chichester, and can also be reached by bus from the town centre.

Chichester Canal

This scenic canal runs for about four miles from the harbour to the city marina. You can explore it on a boat or by kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Take a stroll along the towpath through open farmland and groves of mature trees, which provide welcome shade on hot days. The canal is a popular spot for birdwatching, so keep a lookout for kingfishers, sandpipers, and herons as you meander along.

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