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Kingley Vale

#11 of 66 things to do in Chichester Features Animals
Chichester, England
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Such a lot of adventures to be had, and you can take it at your own pace

My lads and I love this place. On the walk up from the car park you're bound to encounter several... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Chichester, United Kingdom
superb ancient woodland

A wonderful walk though extensive ancient yew woods, said to have been planted in memory of the... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Paul S
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“yew trees” (46 reviews)
“west stoke” (18 reviews)
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Chichester, England
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

My lads and I love this place. On the walk up from the car park you're bound to encounter several dog walkers. I've even met some druids. There is also a walnut tree in the hedgerow and in the late summer there are lots of...More

Thank Jamiefromnumber3
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A wonderful walk though extensive ancient yew woods, said to have been planted in memory of the fallen in a battle between Saxons and Danes, to a chalk downland viewpoint. A must for lovers of nature and history.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended this walk for me as I'm in training for the 3 Peaks Challenge and they thought as this had a step part it was good for getting ready for my challenge ahead. It has trails very clearly posted and I found it...More

1  Thank jacqui p
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Went to explore Kingley Vale with some friends and it is spectacular! The ancient yew trees are incredible and the walk was simply delightful. I definitely recommend going for the experience however keep your wits about you! We were walking along the path when I...More

10  Thank pjhc
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a lovely walk, free parking at West Stoke and then about an hour or so walk through the yew trees up to the humps. You could spend the day here with a picnic.

1  Thank L14916
Reviewed 15 April 2017

wonderful place to walk & reflect. well signposted and maintained. wide variety of trees ...Don't miss the ancient yews! Free car park and plenty of refreshment stops within easy reach.

Thank EmmyB60
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views even if you don't want to walk to the very top. Paths well kept and suitable for buggies. Perfect for a summer picnic.

Thank LERK1985
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A lovely day was spent roaming around the reserve, looking at the wonderful amazing Yew trees. A steeper than expected climb to the top to look at the views was obscured by fog, but it was still a pleasant experience. The only downside is the...More

Thank Citygirl058
Reviewed 2 March 2017

There are two free car park options, of which both filling up quickly at weekends and half term times, so early birds certainly have an advantage. You park up either at the North West corner of Kingley Vale at Stroughton Down or at Stoke Farm...More

1  Thank JanineJoRichtobson
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I love to do this walk early in the morning in a nice sunny day as you cannot beat the view from the top looking over all of Chichester. We always take the dogs who love it and it can be strenuous...More

2  Thank Jessica B
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10 July 2017|
Response from L14916 | Reviewed this property |
You head for West Stoke, car park is easy to find as West Stoke is small
10 August 2016|
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Response from jp3996 | Reviewed this property |
You can, it is sometimes patchy but usually ok. Other bits of the downs have less signal
6 July 2016|
Response from Vera TSL D | Reviewed this property |
There is parking right where the path that leads to kingsley vale. If i'm not wrong it's the only path into kingleys vale, after u're parked its about a 20-30 min walk depending on your speed. (The walk begins at the West... More