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Tucked away in the south east corner of Hampshire on the shore of Chichester Harbour, Emsworth is a quiet and attractive yet vibrant and dynamic town where residents wouldn't live anywhere else and visitors can be sure of  a friendly welcome. 

Emsworth is popular with sailors, artists, naturalists and walkers. The two tidal millponds to east and west are host to a variety of wildlife. 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.

 

Emsworth - Gateway to Chichester Harbour

Chichester Harbour a film produced for The Chichester Harbour Conservancy showing why their stunning harbour is so specialmade by Millstream Productions a full service video production company in Emsworth, Hampshire.

The information pages on this site will show you what Emsworth has to offer; how to find us; the interesting things you can do and find here; activities, restaurants, pubs and accommodation, the history of the town, where to go sailing and walking, interesting places to visit close at hand  and how you can enjoy holidays, short breaks or vacations in summer, autumn, winter and spring. Ideal situation and plenty of activities for children.

How to Find Emsworth

Emsworth Tide Times

Emsworth began as a small Saxon village. Once famous for it's oyster industry,boat building and associated maritime trades it is now the haunt of artists and weekend sailors. Famous residents have included:Sir Peter Blake, -Nicholas Lyndhurst and P.G. Wodehouse.

For more photos of Emsworth check out  
Emsworth in Photos
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Emsworth Scenes





"Maisemore Gardens, the Early Years"


A 28 page illustrated A4 booklet outlining the origins and early history of Maisemore Gardens.
Price 5

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House Portraits

A pleasing & permanent record of a well loved house ... An attractive visual of your business for letterheads or advertising ...

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I also design & print a small range of greetings cards any of which can be personalised for your special occasion.


  





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Food celebration a boost for community STRUGGLING families will benefit directly from a celebration of local produce. More...


Emsworth residents learn of plan to knock their homes down
DAYS after reassuring residents’ their homes would not be sold, a housing association instead said it planned to knock them down.
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Plan to close Emsworth road for 10 weeks is ditched Traders speak of relief that North Street is now only likely to close for two days. More...


Chairperson Wanted   Southbourne Age Concern need a new Chairperson John is our secretary and, since 2012, has been acting chair but we really do need to find a permanent chairman  More...

 

Dates for Great British Menu College Lunches released Following on from the success of last years award winning Emsworth British Food Fortnight the emphasis this year is very much focused on three key words -  Education, Community &Celebration. More...

 

 

Emsworth businesses fear road closure will hit trade   A DEVASTATING impact on trade and traffic chaos are feared as a major road looks set to be closed for almost three months. Havant Borough Council plans to close North Street, in Emsworth, at the railway bridge for 10 weeks. The work to rebuild a collapsed wall is due to start on September 14th.=More...

 

 

STEP UP TO THE HILL CHALLENGE FORCHESTNUT TREE HOUSE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE On Wednesday 19 August, The Goodwood Health Club, situated in the West Sussex-based Goodwood Hotel, will host a five mile charity run to raise money for local children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House.    .More...

 

Chichester Harbour Conservancy staff honoured by national award Two members of Chichester Harbour Conservancy staff have had their combined 78 years’ service honoured with the Landscapes for Life Award. This national award from the National Association of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty recognises those who have contributed 20 years or more to the conservation and enhancement of AONBs.  .More...

Russian Recognition for Southbourne Arctic Convoy Vetran Having received the British Artic Star in 2013, delivered by the postman, it was something of a surprise for Robin Boodle  to be invited to the Russian Embassy in Kensington Palace Gardens in June 2015, to receive two Russian WW2 honours. . .More.

 

Work to build wall to begin WORK to fix a crumbling wall that forced the closure of a busy footpath will finally take place.. .More...

 

Harvest celebrations with Emsworth Food Fortnight

A PRESTIGIOUS food event with community at its heart is coming back. . .More...

Emsworth dad completes 100 marathons
HOTELIER Paul Sahota has become a member of an elite club – after running 100 marathons.
What makes Paul’s achievement even more amazing is that he has done the bulk of them in just one year.. .More...

 

Residents have their say on what they want to see in Emsworth MORE cycle lanes, more free parking, a gym and an indoor swimming pool. .More...

MP to lobby NHS to build new surgery in Emsworth PRESSURE is mounting on the NHS to act now to give a town the health facilities it desperately needs. .More...

Joy as plans to move library are dropped Hampshire County Council has made a U-turn on closing a library and moving it to a community centre. .More...

 

The Friends of Nore Barn Woods Launch Appeal to complete their work to Protect the Footpath on the Southern side of the Woods Last year the Friends of Nore Barn Woods  completed, very successfully, Phase 2 of their Shoreline Conservation Project to protect the woods from coastal erosion. However, there is still a small length that could not be protected due to lack of funding..More...

 

Dance away! MORRIS dancers adorned the streets as shoppers celebrated spring.More...

 

Emsworth Valley Community Transport (EVCT) Needs Volunteers EVCT is a charitable organisation which uses volunteers to transport those not so able to hospital/doctors’/dentists’ appointments and also takes them shopping or on visits to relatives.   
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Comedian Hugh Dennis praises Emsworth for raising 15,000 COMEDIAN Hugh Dennis thanked the Emsworth community for raising more than 15,000 for Comic Relief.   More......

 

Work to Remove the Emsworth Gasholder to begin in May The current gas holder, built in 1934, is to be dismantled by Southern Gas Networks and could eventually make way for new development. The one-acre site, off Palmers Road, has had gas holders ever since 1853 when The Emsworth Gas and Coke Company was formed to provide gas to the people of Emsworth.   More......

 

Emsworth Museum gallery to take name of much-loved historian Linda Newell A NEW gallery at a museum will be named after a much-loved historian who died suddenly. Warm tributes have been paid to Linda Newell, who was the administrator at Emsworth Museum for the past nine years.  More......

 

Once again the Sun Shone on the Annual St George's Day parade in Emsworth The day began with the George Regis Jazz Band playing in The Square to the several thousand people packed the centre of Emsworth this morning to watch the parade of men and women from 12 Regt Royal Artillery based on nearby Thorney Island..  More......



Career Change is Icing on the Cake for Local Teacher
Earlier this year, Emsworth teacher Valerie Heritage swapped 15 years in the classroom for the kitchen, after retiring from teaching to become a full-time cake maker and decorator..  More......

 

Community comes together for annual St George’s Day Parade Thursday 23rd April The community of Emsworth will once again be celebrating St. George’s Day with its annual parade.  More......

 

 

Westbourne Community orchard - first meeting  The first meeting of the group setting up a community orchard on the Emsworth/Westbourne border is on Tuesday 21 April, 7.30pm at The Meeting Place, North Street, Westbourne.   More......



 

 

 

 

 


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Last Updated:
Friday August 28, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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