Title: Walk the Chichester medieval City wall walk and take in a beer , or several.
Creator: Steve of N21
It may be officially a City but Chichester is small enough to amble around without losing too much shoe leather. Although it doesn’t have any real destination pubs, there’s enough in town to keep an ale drinker interested.
I have started the crawl from the bus and train station and it is largely a circular walk that can take in the remaining medieval City wall walk if you choose to take in a bit of history. I have done it anti clockwise but you obviously could do it the other way round.
|The Fountain (1)|
|The Fountain is a short walk north of both the bus station and the train station so is the ideal starting point for any beer crawl of Chichester. It is not the best pub but is the only Hall & Woodhouse pub in town for a Badger beer.|
|The Chichester (2)|
|This two bar Free house functions as a good town pub with a focus on real ale and live music. Local brewery ales should be available.|
|The Rainbow (3)|
|Recently reopened after a period of closure as a Free House under its original Victorian name and three beers now regularly on. Worth including but if you are strapped for time just go straight to the Bell.|
|The Bell Inn (4)|
|The Bell Inn is a comfortable city local situated just the wrong side of the Chichester ring road but worth the detour as it’s a solid traditional pub with three ales on|
|The Park Tavern (5)|
|From the Bell take the wall walk around the park to the Eastgate. I would recommend a detour across the park to The Park Tavern but if you only have time to do one former Gales pub then you can choose to drop either the Park or the Eastgate. Personally I|
|The Eastgate (6)|
|The Eastgate is a welcoming enough town pub with an open-plan bar, It is another former Gales pub that is now run by Fullers.|
|The Bull Inn (7)|
|The Bull is a fairly unassuming pub which doesn’t really invite entry positioned dead opposite the market square. But, its focus on real ale has positioned it as one of the should-visit pubs when in Chichester|