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A lovely circular walk of 7 miles with great views of Chichester Harbour. Take binoculars as you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicki M
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Planned a visit some years ago, finally got a chance today, May 25 2018

I travelled by car to a suitable place to commence my walk for the entire periphery, I set aside 3... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely circular walk of 7 miles with great views of Chichester Harbour. Take binoculars as you may see seals

1  Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I travelled by car to a suitable place to commence my walk for the entire periphery, I set aside 3 hours. I decided to commence on the East side. The walk towards the Marina by road was pleasant, a couple of motorists caused me concern...More

6  Thank James_Watt_Sussex
Reviewed 29 April 2018

After working on Thorney Island for the Royal Artillery in 2016 to 2017 constructing living quarters for the troops. My wife asked me to find a local walk on a chilly morning that we could do with our young cocker spaniel Barney. It seemed a...More

5  Thank Ray C
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Really nice unspoilt conservation area. It is inhabited by the military so access to certain areas is restricted. Nice place to walk the dogs and has shallow water all around so good for young children or little dogs. Not a place you can stop for...More

2  Thank barry8057
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A great place to walk, with dog or without, and you can spend as little as 15 minutes to soak up the atmosphere or a whole day if you take a picnic and walk all the way around Thorney Island and picnic on the broad...More

2  Thank SeasonedTravellerLJ
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I've walked this part of the coast numerous times, firstly with the dog, and then more recently with my kids. The views of the sea and the hidden gems of our coastline are a must see. Fortunately the less intrepid won't be far from a...More

2  Thank Jamiefromnumber3
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Can only visit with a security pass from ex military. War graves exist here for both British and German serviceman

Reviewed 26 July 2017

I enjoyed the walk around Thorney Island. It's serene and scenic with fine views over some of the creeks of Chichester Harbour, and there are stretches that feel slightly remote. En route I went in the beautiful church at West Thorney. The island has no...More

2  Thank Dovegirl
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We wanted to explore Thorney island so we drove down the lane for a short distance. We came across a military person who stopped us and told us unless we were a member etc we would have to turn around and leave. He was very...More

4  Thank Robert- UK R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

It has a Beautiful beach and a nice trail to walk, but is under the army jurisdiction, so need to have a pass prepared at the gate.

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karen f
26 January 2018|
Response from Dovegirl | Reviewed this property |
From the quayside at Prinsted a path goes to the island. If starting at Emsworth, go to Queen Street and from there go along the western or eastern side of Slipper Mill Pond and through a boatyard and either continue to the... More
Aidan H
11 August 2017|
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Response from arad_rajalim | Reviewed this property |
there aren't exactly cycle routes all around the island, I'm afraid...Though you can still cycle around some part of it...