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Make a self catering cottage in Chichester your home away from home

Situated behind a stunning natural harbour between Portsmouth and Brighton, Chichester is an exciting holiday town that offers a bit of the city, country, and coast all in one destination. Just over an hour away from London by train and car, Chichester benefits from having all the modern amenities of a city without all the fuss and the overwhelming size. The town is perhaps best known for its racecourse and Glorious Goodwood, and for hosting the Goodwood Festival of Speed each year, but will appeal to non-motoring enthusiasts as well thanks to a wide assortment of family-friendly attractions, history, beautiful countryside, and stunning beaches.

HomeAway has a number of beautiful holiday cottages in Chichester to choose from. Weekly rates begin at just £275, which is competitive with similar holiday apartments in Brighton and other south coast locations. Select rentals are also available on a nightly basis. Chichester holiday homes range from one to three or more bedroomed properties and can easily accommodate groups of six or more. In addition to being fully furnished, many rentals are pet friendly and enjoy easy access to the coast.

Things to do

-Beaches: Chichester self catering rentals are close to two Blue Flag beaches. The closest is West Wittering Beach, which features lovely views of South Downs and Chichester Harbour and features a lifeguard on duty in the summer months. Also within ten miles of Chichester is Hayling Island Beach. Very popular with visitors in Portsmouth holiday homes and Chichester and beyond, Hayling Island is a popular sailing destination and offers great days out for the family.

-Culture: The Goodwood Festival of Speed is the biggest event of the year in Chichester. Held in late June or July, the festival brings together vintage cars in a series of races. Supercars and F1 cars make regular appearances at Goodwood, adding to its appeal. In total the festival attracts well over 100,000 visitors each year and is one of the biggest events in the British motoring calendar. The horse-racing festival, Glorious Goodwood, held on the last weekend of July, is an opportunity to see power, speed and racing of the four-legged kind.

-Family attractions: The South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre is a fun and educational place to take children of all ages. It hosts special shows on almost a daily basis and will get kids excited about space and astronomy. Another excellent spot for the family to visit is the Fishbourne Roman Palace, which is the largest Roman home in Britain and surrounded by beautiful gardens.

-Outdoor activities: Chichester holiday homes sit between the Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and South Downs National Park. Both places are havens for wildlife and are great places to explore the outdoors either on foot or on a bicycle. Within South Downs National Park is Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve. The reserve is home to some of the oldest trees in the UK, some of which are 2,000 years old.

Weather in Chichester

Beautiful warm weather lasts from late spring into late summer and early autumn in Chichester. July and August are the warmest months and are also relatively dry. High temperatures during this time reach a very pleasant 22°C on average. Winter weather is characterised by cool temperatures with highs of around 8°C and lows near freezing. October is the wettest month of the year.

Travel to Chichester

At just over an hour from London, holiday rentals in Chichester are a good choice for a quick weekend away. Drivers will find the town easily accessible via the M27 and A27 coastal roads. Direct rail service also runs between Chichester, London Victoria and Gatwick Airport throughout the day.

    Excellent! 4.6/5
    (35 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    House #1821090
    35
    Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (19 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 5 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Separate Toilets
      • Sleeps 10
      House #6784753
      19
      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (18 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 5
        Bungalow #8146246
        18
        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (20 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Cottage #8167492
          20
          Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (24 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 5 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 10
            House #6472819
            24
            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.7/5
              (13 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Bungalow #6534711
              13
              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (53 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                House #417297
                53
                Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (61 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 4 BR
                  • 4 BA
                  • Sleeps 9
                  House #447172
                  61
                  Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (42 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    House #729541
                    42
                    Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                      (14 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Bungalow #1727303
                      14
                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #6787566
                        3
                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (21 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 4 BR
                          • 3 BA
                          • Sleeps 8
                          House #8105693
                          21
                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (15 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Cottage #8133447
                            15
                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (31 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 5 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 12
                              Cottage #1776207
                              31
                              Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (7 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 4 BR
                                • 4 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 8
                                House #8133411
                                7
                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (14 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 5 BR
                                  • 3 BA
                                  • Sleeps 9
                                  House #8170500
                                  14
                                  Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (8 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 11
                                    House #6924084
                                    8
                                    Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (5 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      House #8118548
                                      5
                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #6834860
                                        1
                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                          avg/night
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #8165061
                                          3
                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                            (41 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Sleeps 9
                                            House #8122599
                                            41
                                            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                              avg/night
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #8242398
                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                (5 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Chalet #732474
                                                5
                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (11 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Bungalow #1839705
                                                  11
                                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    Barn #6943747
                                                    1
                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #6836759
                                                      11
                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                        (5 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #6850609
                                                        5
                                                        Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (16 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 6 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 12
                                                          House #8132490
                                                          16
                                                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Cottage #6835363
                                                            7
                                                            Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 5 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 12
                                                              House #6955545
                                                              2
                                                              Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                House #8204241
                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (15 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Bungalow #18040
                                                                  15
                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #1885446
                                                                    4
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (21 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                      Cottage #8124972
                                                                      21
                                                                      Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                        (11 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                        Cottage #8148569
                                                                        11
                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                          Apartment #6851994
                                                                          4
                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            House #6856454
                                                                            4
                                                                            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              House #1110164
                                                                              4
                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (26 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Cottage #8125935
                                                                                26
                                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Caravan #6814744
                                                                                  1
                                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                                    Cottage #6089871
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                                      House #6957764
                                                                                      1
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (23 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Bungalow #8121957
                                                                                        23
                                                                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (5 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 13
                                                                                          House #1111058
                                                                                          5
                                                                                          Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #6790180
                                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              Multiple rentals Chalet #1146486
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (23 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                House #8167121
                                                                                                23
                                                                                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Townhome #4105468
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Cottage #6937772
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #1969004
                                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Wonderful holiday - thank you

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Perfect location 10 mins walk from the best sandy beach I've ever seen. The cottage was clean, well maintained and felt homely. Well equipped (though a hairdryer would be useful). Very pretty peaceful garden. The owner was very friendly and came to help with the dishwasher.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Really lovely!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Turnstiles is a fantastic property in a great location overlooking the beach. Everyone loved the way that the railway carriages have been incorporated into the design. The cottage was very clean and well appointed, and the balcony and it's view was a real plus. The dogs, too, had a great time. Recommended.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017