Local Attractions

Local Attractions

Martins Cottages adjoin a country lane and are a ten minute walk to Birdham Pool and Chichester Marina.

We are on a designated cycle route ‘Salterns Way’ and there is an extensive network of public footpaths. Walks around Chichester Harbour are stunning.

Sixty five miles from London.


The historic City of Chichester famous for its CathedralFestival TheatreChichester Festivities and excellent shops is 3 miles.

Chichester has plenty of green spaces to explore, whether you're looking for a picnic, a walk or a photo shoot. The countryside is beautiful and well-loved by locals and visitors. There are plenty of places to visit and places to go in Chichester. Bus and train connections are available to nearby towns, beach towns and cities.

West Wittering Beach

West Wittering Beach and the sand dunes of East Head (National Trust) are 4 miles.

West Wittering is a natural and unspoilt sandy beach with stunning views over Chichester harbour and the surrounding South Downs. It has been a popular family holiday spot for generations, thanks to its outstanding water quality and world-class facilities. It is one of the country’s best Blue Flag beaches.


Goodwood for Horse racing, Festival of Speed and Revival is 9 miles.

Goodwood is a unique sporting Estate set in 11,000 acres of beautiful South Downs countryside. It has become famous for three of the biggest events in the social and sporting calendar: the Festival of Speed, the Qatar Goodwood Festival and Goodwood Revival.

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum is 11 miles.

Discover what life was like in rural Sussex with over a thousand years of history and over fifty relocated historic houses spread over 40 acres of the site. There’s something for everyone from 5 to 95 years of age.
images taken from: https://www.wealddown.co.uk


Birdham is a Chichester Harbour village in an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are two marinas. From the doorstep of the cottages there are amazing walks along coastal paths and quiet country lanes.

There is a yatch club and cafe at the marina. A mini Waitrose is available in the village.

Martins Cottages are:

15 miles from Arundel

38 miles from Brighton

18 miles form Portsmouth