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Beautiful boats, bountiful gardens and more at Canute Cottages
Beautiful boats, bountiful gardens and more at Canute Cottages
Granary open plan kitchen, dining, living room
Granary open plan kitchen, dining, living room
Main bedroom of Old Dairy Cottage
Main bedroom of Old Dairy Cottage
Cullimers Cottage Kitchen Area
Cullimers Cottage Kitchen Area
Colourful gardens and plenty of parking at Canute Cottages
Colourful gardens and plenty of parking at Canute Cottages
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VisitBritain 4 Star Self Catering

Reasons to Choose Us

  • We're Green
  • We're close to the sea
  • Child friendly
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Dog friendly
  • Bring your canoe/dinghy
  • Very well equipped
  • People keep coming back, some several times a year.
  • Home from home
  • Plenty to do here!

Coastal Proximity

  • Sea Views
  • Walking Distance To Coast

400 metres from our own slipway and wheelchair accessible path around the shore of Chichester Harbour - AONB. A perfect haven away from the crowds.


  • Pets Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • Suitable for Limited Mobility



Still Some Availability For Our Winter Breaks 2017/18

Popular & Peak Holidays' Late and Early Deals & Ideas 

October School Half Term

Choice of two 2 bedroom cottages available - great for 2 families to get together!

Stay for the week:
We have Old Dairy and Cullimers Cottages available - both 2 bedrooms and with sofa bed in the sitting room priced at £617 and £607 for the week respectively. Loads of half term activities on offer in the area - at the the Roman Palace, the Open Air Museum and Pallant House Gallery to name a few

Possibility of short breaks at October half term

Prefer a short break:
Loads of half term activities on offer in the area - at the the Roman Palace, the Open Air Museum and Pallant House Gallery to name a few. We may be able to offer short breaks - just ask!

Bedrooms & Sleeping 

Main bedrooms
The main bedrooms in our bigger cottages - Granary, Old Dairy and Cullimers, have a king sized bed, wardrobe and dressing table and chairs, bedside cabinets and lamps. Viking Cottage has just one bedroom with zip and link beds that can be joined to form a super king.

Second Bedrooms
All the second bedrooms have twin beds and those in Old Dairy are Zip and Link, so can form a super king bed if required.

Living & Facilities 

Open plan kitchen /dining/living rooms
All our cottages feature open plan living areas with well equipped kitchens, dining area and sitting area with tv/dvd and radio/cd players. Granary Cottage, our most wheelchair friendly has a dishwasher in the kitchen area.

Laundry room
Our laundry room has washing machines, driers, ironing facilities, shared freezer and loads of tourist information, games, puzzles and books for you to use during your stay.

All our bathrooms have mains showers, and water is heated by Solar energy, backed up with our new oil fired boilers, so there is always plenty of hot water.

Solar Energy
We have Solar PV panels, and generate our own electricity.

Play barn
When it's too hot or too wet to play outside, enjoy our barn with skittles, ping pong, table football and more.

Location & Surroundings 

Convenient loacation
Located 2 miles from bus routes along the A259 and 2.5 miles from Nutbourne station, and within easy reach of the A27 and A3 we are ideally located for visitng the many places of interest between Chichester and Portsmouth and surrounding area.

Hire bikes, boats , kayaks
To enjoy our unique location, why not hire any of the above from local businesses. Enquire for details.

Great pubs and restaurnts
The area is full of great pubs and restaurants catering for all tastes.

Directions & Getting Here 

Arriving By Car: Off the A 259, between Bosham and Southbourne, accessed via Cot Lane or Chidham Lane. You will seee our private driveway marked at the southern end of the Chidham peninsular.

Arriving By Train: The nearest station is Nutbourne, on the South Coast Line between Chichester and Havant The nearest station with a taxi rank is either Havant ( line to London Waterloo) or Chichester (line to London Victoria)

Arriving By Bus/Coach: The 700 bus ( Coastal service between Brighton and Portsmouth) stops on the A259 at Nutbourne, about 2.5 miles from the cottages.

Nearest Airport: The nearest Airports are Southampton and London Gatwick.

Tariff & Pricing 

Week: £375-£845
Friday to Friday let, price per cottage, depending upon size of cottage and season. Full details on our own website

Short Break: £200-£450
Some short breaks during peak season, but always available between November and March

Weekend: £220-£450
3 night weekends from £220 (Changeover on Fridays/Mondays)

2018 prices range from £375 to £845 depending upon cottage and season. See our website for availability and price details

Additional Details 

Unique setting
4 delightful award-winning cottages. Superb setting with private water frontage on secluded peninsula in Chichester Harbour ANOB.

Spacious accommoodation
Granary, Old Dairy and Cullimers' Cottages each have one double and one twin, with sofa bed in lounge. Viking cottage has one twin / superking bedroom and a sofa bed. See our website www.canutecottages.co.uk for more details, or request a brochure.

Go Green at Canute Cottages
We have solar panels for water heating and generate our own electricity with Solar PV panels. We have high levels of insulation and recycle loads - come and see how it is done!

Encourage wildlife
We have a Barn Owl nest box complete with webcam.A huge variety of birds, especially seabirds and waders can be spotted from the paths around Canute Cottages, and Harbour seals too can often be seen.. Traditional hedges, our own copse and a wealth of wild flowers.

We care about our guests
Which is why we have 70+ % repeat bookings, with some guests coming several times a year