Getting to Fishbourne Roman Palace
Situated 1½ miles to the west of Chichester and accessible by bus and train. There is a train station at Fishbourne which is between 5-10 minutes walk to the Roman Palace. Regular bus service operates to and from Chichester (numbers 700 and 56) The stop is Salthill Road which is between 5-10 minutes walk. Free Car and Coach parking is available for visitors.
The site is generally level, offering good physical access with wide doors and ramped walkways. The gardens have gravel pathways but the layout of the formal garden can be viewed from the colonnade which runs the length of the North Wing. Four dedicated parking spaces are offered to visitors displaying a Blue Badge. Assistance dogs are welcome and we offer 2 loan wheelchairs which may be reserved the day before a visit. The site has 3 wheelchair accessible toilets, one in the Museum foyer, one in the Collections Discovery Centre and one adjacent to the car park which is operated by a RADAR key. There is seating at intervals within the museum and grounds.
There is ample, free parking for cars and coaches on site.
The Cafe at the Palace offers refreshments for visitors and can be booked for groups by prior arrangement. For a copy of the menu and contact details click here. We also have picnic tables available in our grounds for your own Roman feast.
The Roman Palace Shop offers a wide range of gift ideas including replica items, handmade jewellery and a selection of books and souvenirs.
There are toilets available in the car park, museum foyer and Collections Discovery Centre.
Fishbourne Roman Palace is located 1½ miles to the west of Chichester, or Noviomagus Reginorum as the Romans called it. The coastal areas of Bosham and the Witterings are both within a 15 minute drive to the south, and to the north is the South Downs National Park. The area is served by many restaurants, hotels and bed and breakfasts. To find out more about visiting Chichester and the surrounding area click here.