Fishbourne, West Sussex
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTS: Fishbourne Roman Palace, one of the most important Roman residences yet found in Britain
The site was discovered by accident in 1960 while the ground was being excavated for a new water main. Finds from the palace can be seen in the excellent museum.
A mile or so to the west is Bosham, a historic village popular as a boating centre.
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Address: Fishbourne, West Sussex, England
Attraction Type: Village
Location: Located 2 miles west of Chichester, on the A286
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Fishbourne Roman Palace - 1 miles (Roman Site)
The Novium Museum - 1.4 miles (Museum)
Chichester Cathedral - 1.6 miles (Cathedral)
Pallant House Gallery - 1.6 miles (Museum)
Chichester, St John the Evangelist - 1.7 miles (Historic Church)
Bosham, Holy Trinity Church - 2.8 miles (Historic Church)
Devil's Humps Barrows - 3.2 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Goodwood House - 3.3 miles (Historic House)
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