Upcoming Walks, Talks and Tours

Sep
23
Thu
2:00 pm Chichester Cathedral Tour @ West Street, PO19 1PX
Chichester Cathedral Tour @ West Street, PO19 1PX
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Guided tour of Chichester Cathedral lasting about an hour – interweaving the history, architecture and art with the spirituality of the building
Sep
26
Sun
11:30 am City Highlights Tour @ Meet at The Bell Tower
City Highlights Tour @ Meet at The Bell Tower
Sep 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Chichester Highlights Tour
Sep
27
Mon
1:00 pm Open Afternoon – Goodwood House @ Goodwood, PO18 0PX
Open Afternoon – Goodwood House @ Goodwood, PO18 0PX
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Guided tours of the state rooms lasting approximately 75-90 minutes, followed by the opportunity to enjoy a cream tea in the ballroom
Oct
4
Mon
1:00 pm Open Afternoon – Goodwood House @ Goodwood, PO18 0PX
Open Afternoon – Goodwood House @ Goodwood, PO18 0PX
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
You have the choice of either guided tours of the state rooms lasting approximately 75 minutes, or a lavish afternoon tea followed by the opportunity to browse the state rooms at your own pace.

Chichester, Goodwood, The South Downs and Sussex – Immerse yourself in History, Culture, Art and Nature

As a professional tour guide and history graduate, I am passionate about bringing the past alive. Drawing upon my extensive knowledge and love of the area, I present a series of walks, talks and tours which are fun and sociable as well as being enlightening. Who really enjoys exploring and learning using a phone app or struggling to read tiny print in a leaflet? Take a look at my calendar and join me on one of the public events. Or maybe you’d like me to arrange a bespoke tour or talk for a group of you. Click on the tabs above to view my wide range of walking tours and talks – something to interest everyone. I look forward to meeting you sometime soon!

The most recent entries in my journal are shown below – I try to it keep up to date – recording visits to interesting places, exhibitions, books and articles I’ve read, plus details of bespoke tours and talks arranged for special interest groups. You will notice that sometimes I do stray beyond the border of Sussex!

The Selsey Arms

The Selsey Arms

Have you ever wondered why the pub on the A286 at West Dean, north of Chichester is called the Selsey Arms? It is really quite a long way from the small town of Selsey located on the southern most tip of the Manhood Peninsula. My previous post told the early story of...

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Incredible Wall Paintings!

Incredible Wall Paintings!

How is it possible that these wall paintings still exist? They are 900 years old! I visited a few months ago when we were semi out of lockdown. How many thousands of us will have looked up to these figures - admired them and taken interest in the stories they...

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Jacobean Splendour

Jacobean Splendour

Isn't this a magnificent memorial! Sadly only the top half remains! You can see it in the church of St Andrew at West Dean. It is a reminder of the Lewknor family who purchased the Manor of West Dean in 1588. They held it until 1706 when, through marriage, it passed...

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