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Thorney Island

Chichester, England
+44 1243 388269
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Can only visit with a security pass from ex military. War graves exist here for both British and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A peaceful coastal walk

I enjoyed the walk around Thorney Island. It's serene and scenic with fine views over some of the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
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“coastal walk” (3 reviews)
“war graves” (2 reviews)
Chichester, England
+44 1243 388269
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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.

Thank arad_rajalim
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A really lovely circular walk around the island. Allow 3 hours from wherever you park in the Emsworth area. Carry water and sandwiches and enjoy a picnic en route with spectacular sea views. We live locally and do this walk when friends come to stay...More

Thank Squid58
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk here and were pleasantly surprised. A good length, easy walk which took about 2.5 hours in total. You can find a walk map on the internet to follow. Well worth doing though it may be very hot on a sunny...More

Thank Rev666
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We chose Thorney Island for an afternoon walk as the reviews on TripAdvisor had been very good. Really enjoyed the walk, it was a clear, sunny and mild December day. Please don't underestimate the length of this walk, whilst lovely, it felt like we had...More

Thank SolCorredor
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Most weekends I always try to find a lengthy walk to take my two dogs and family. Thorney Island is great as it offers beach, field and woodland paths. To complete the walk it took us around 3 1/2 hrs at a brisk pace, all...More

2  Thank Seasidemisscx
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We parked in the car park behind Tesco in Emsworth although you may be able to park offroad somewhere nearby - the car park is £2.50 for 5 hours. Beautiful day so we did the walk in shorts and T-shirt in October! We did the...More

1  Thank AFrequentTraveller
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We found somewhere to park for free and then walked across the road to start our walk around Thorney Island, it was a cloudy day with bursts of sunshine, glad I wore my long trousers, normally live and die in my 3/4 trousers, the walk...More

Thank 744kbo
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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...