West Wittering to Chichester along New Lipchis Way
Monday, 30 August 2021
Start time: 11:10
Moderate 13 miles / 20.9 km
Linear from West Wittering to Chichester Station. An easy walk over flat terrain following the New Lipchis Way via the pretty sand spit of East Head, West Wittering's wide sandy beach, the shoreline of Chichester's large tidal harbour and the quiet Chichester Ship Canal. Lunch stop at West Itchenhor (two pubs or picnic by harbour slipway). Map: EOL8, L197.
West Wittering (train from Victoria at 09:06 (Portsmouth & Southsea, Bognor Regis service), calling at Clapham Junction at 09:13 and East Croydon at 09:23, arriving at Chichester at 10:37. Then a 3 minute walk to Southgate Bus Station for Route 53 bus at 10:56 which arrives at West Wittering at 11:12)
Grid reference: SZ779984
Nearest postcode: PO20 8QP
Start time: 11:10
Grid reference: SU858043
Nearest postcode: PO19 8DL
This is a linear walk
Check trains the day before. Buy return ticket to Chichester.
For those who don't have bus passes of Freedom Passes the single fare from Chichester to West Wittering is £3.80.
Suitability: No car needed
Surroundings: River, canal, Coast
Designation: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Scenic Area, Heritage Coast
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