Sussex - Chichester Canal - Chichester to Donnington (& return)
This page was submitted by Keith Day
How to get there - From the A27 Chichester By-pas take A286 Stockbridge Road towards the town centre and turn right into Basin Road. The entrance to the basin and car parking is on the right.
Get a map with driving directions to start (enter the postcode of your starting point at A)
Suggested Launch Site - Launch anywhere into the canal from the basin car park.
For those with SatNav the postcode is PO19 8DT.
Description - This canal is navigable for about two miles to the B2201 road bridge at Donnington. There is a pub & Restaurant (the Spotted Cow) at Hunston (one and a half miles from the start) There are plans to dredge and restore the canal to its junction with the Chichester Channel at Birdham but culverted road bridges represent a major obstacle.
Comments on this trip
Richard Emsley 04 Apr 2011
The Chichester canal is owned by Chichester District Council and leased to the Chichester Ship Canal Tust. You will require either a Day License for £2 or an Annual License of £15 to canoe this canal. Please see the trust's website.