Emsworth is well known as a destination for sailors, boasting two sailing clubs; Emsworth Sailing Club and Emsworth Slipper Sailing Club, as well as a marina in Emsworth Yacht Harbour.

It is part of the Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is overseen by Chichester Harbour Conservancy.  The Conservancy are very supportive of walkers, and arrange a number of events and guided walks around the harbour.

Its location makes it very attractive for birdwatchers and nature lovers, with its own nature reserve at Brook Meadow and spectacular walks along the foreshore with a diverse population of wild birds throughout the year.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our lovely village.

The Village of Emsworth

Emsworth is situated on the northern edge of Chichester Harbour, some 8 miles east of Portsmouth and 11 miles west of Chichester.

Originally famous for its oyster industry, the village today is a popular destination for its harbourside walks, its pubs and restaurants, and various events throughout the year.  For details go to www.emsworthonline.co.uk.

The village is part of the Borough of Havant, and has a population of 9,700.



Walkers are Welcome