Harbour Cars nestles between Chichester Harbour and the city of Chichester itself, this is an area well worth visiting in its own right for a weekend or longer. These are some of the local attractions;
As well as being an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and popular for bird watchers and walkers, Chichester Harbour offers a variety of watersports activities, including sailing and power boating.
The Witterings and East Head
West and East Wittering are popular destinations. During the summer the warm waters, long beaches and sand dunes are an attraction for swimmers and sunbathers and out of season they are great for taking walks and looking out on the Solent towards the Isle of Wight. All year round these beaches are popular with wind surfers and kite surfers.
Goodwood Motor Circuit
Thanks to investment in preparation for 2008's Goodwood Revival, the track is a unique and exceptional venue for track hire. In the past it was the scene of legendary battles between great heroes from Moss to Stewart. Today you can drive the same track, in your own car, a loaned sports car, or a single-seater with or without professional instruction.
Goodwood Festival of Speed
This is the world's biggest and most diverse celebration of the history of motor sport and car culture. For one weekend a year you will see the greatest competition cars and star drivers from all eras in action: everything from 19th century steam carriages to current Formula One; fabulous racing motorcycles; classic rally cars to 3000bhp dragsters; plus motor sport legends like Stirling Moss rubbing shoulders with today's hottest properties such as Jenson Button.
Goodwood Revival Meeting
The Goodwood Revival is the most popular historic motor race meeting and the only event of its kind to be staged in the romantic time capsule of the Fifties and Sixties. Each year the Revival relives the glory days of Goodwood Motor Circuit, which ranked alongside Silverstone as Britain's leading racing venue throughout its active years between 1948 and 1966.
For 900 years Chichester Cathedral has welcomed visitors through its doors. It contains two rare medieval sculptures, and many modern art works. Come spring, Peregrine Falcons that nest in the Cathedral Tower can be viewed soaring across the skyline and via viewing cameras that are set up by the RSPB in the Cathedral Tea Rooms.
Chichester Festival Theatre
Why not book a show at the popular Chichester Festival Theatre? Many shows, such as Calendar Girls, have started out here before working their way to the Westend and many earn themselves rave reviews, such as Enron. Make sure to book in advance to ensure great seats or check at the box office for last minute seats.
Pallant House Gallery
Situated in the centre of Chichester, Pallant House Gallery holds one of the best collections of 20th Century British art in the country. The collection includes important works by: Andrews, Auerbach, Blake, Caulfield, Freud, Hamilton, Hodgkin, Nicholson, Moore, Paolozzi. Piper, Sickert and Sutherland. The Gallery's excellent restaurant, Field and Fork, serves lunches and dinners made from local, seasonal produce.
West Dean Gardens and Art Gallery
With year round opening, the gardens feature a restored Walled Kitchen Garden, a spectacular 300 foot-long Edwardian Pergola, a Spring Garden and beautiful parkland walk with views over the South Downs. The Gallery programmes a variety of exhibitions of work by established and emerging artists.
Petworth House and Park
Petworth's magnificent country home holds the National Trust's largest art collection, including numerous works by Turner. The majestic 700-acre park is one of the finest unspoilt examples of an English landscape park designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. It is also home to the largest and oldest herd of fallow deer in England.
There are two outstanding golf courses on the 12,000 acre Goodwood Estate, stretching over the breathtaking Sussex Downs. These are matched by equally beautiful clubhouse facilities. The Park Course is a pay and play golf course. From the back tees the course extends to 6,650 yards yet remains a very easy course to walk. It presents some interesting challenges not least many of the course's small and tightly guarded greens.
Goodwood Horse Racing
Set on top of the Sussex Downs, Goodwood is not only a breathtaking backdrop for some of the very finest flat racing, but it is also one of the world's greatest venues for entertaining in international sport. Goodwood is world-class horseracing at its most relaxed and chic.
Goodwood Sculpture Park
This sculpture park is set on a stunning private estate on the South Downs. You can walk around sculptures outdoors by emerging and established contemporary sculptors like Tony Cragg and Antony Gormley and admire the beautiful surrounding countryside.