Emsworth in Hampshire
Emsworth is a picturesque seaside village full of charm and character situated in the upper reaches of Chichester Harbour approximately 10 miles east of Portsmouth and 8 miles west of Chichester.
A popular spot with sailors, artists, naturalists and walkers. The two tidal millponds to the east and west are host to a variety of wild life. Emsworth has a long history connected with oyster fishing and boat building and still boasts traditional shipwrights and chandleries. Its attractive streets are lined with a mixture of architectural styles and high walled gardens and a walk around the town gives a genuine feel for the past, with exceptional harbour views. There are delightful walks around the mill pond, along the shore and through Brook Meadow.
You can enjoy a quiet drink in one of the local pubs, a good meal in one of five excellent restaurants and a cup of tea and cake in one of the cafes. Shops available in the village include butchers, fish mongers and greengrocers plus a wide selection of specialist shops.
There are many wonderful places you can visit near Emsworth including Chichester, Bosham Harbour, Portsmouth, Southampton, Hayling Island or the Isle of Wight.
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