Tucked away in the south east corner of Hampshire on the
shore of Chichester Harbour,Emsworthis
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.
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.
Gateway to Chichester Harbour
Harbour Conservancy showing why their stunning harbour is so
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service video production company in Emsworth, Hampshire.
The information pages on this site will
show you whatEmsworthhas
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
Emsworth British Food Fortnight 2016 A wonderful
celebration - The Best Yet Emsworth’s participation
in this year’s British Food Fortnight, from 17th September
to 2nd October, proved once again Emsworth is a wonderful
‘foodie’ destination and has an amazing community spirit.
Three words sum up what this fortnight is all about:
A REAL Thought for Food The culmination of
this year’s Emsworth British Food Fortnight featuring the
Great British College Lunches, the first Emsworth Beer and
Cider Festival and an open air Harvest Festival with the
donation of Emsworth’s Food Mountain to the Beacon Food
Bank. The weekend also features the A Thought for Food
Market a real celebration of Emsworth and local producers
with something for everyone – food, wine and entertainment..
Be part of something, be part of something really
pressing As part of British Food Fortnight,
Emsworth will be celebrating the glorious British apple and
its orchards. Emsworth’s very own Apple Press, hand made by
an Emsworth resident, will be situated in St. Peter’s Square
onSunday 18th September
ROTARY TO HOST “GET TO KNOW YOU” EVENT The
Havant Rotary Club is inviting people living or working in
the club’s catchment area of Havant, Emsworth, Rowlands
Castle and Hayling Island to an informal “get to know you”
event with wine and canapés refreshments.
The Friends of Nore Barn Wood Celebrate the
Succesful Conclusion of a Four Year Project The
Friends of Nore Barn Woods held a celebration event to mark
the successful completion of the Shore Conservation Project.
Havant Rotary Scalextric Challenge Wows Show
Visitors The Havant Rotary Scalextric Challenge was
taken up by close to 100 budding Formula One drivers at the
Emsworth Show on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August.
This Year at The Emsworth British Food Fortnight
Emsworth will once again be participating in
British Food Fortnight, from 17th September to 2nd October.
British Food Fortnight is a wonderful opportunity for
Emsworth to showcase its food heritage but more than that
it’s about the community coming together to celebrate itself
Consultation on Draft Local Plan Housing Statement
and Local Plan 2036 Havant Borough Council is
consulting local residents and businesses on a Draft Local
Plan Housing Statement, which will also form the framework
for the emerging Havant Borough Local Plan 2036.
Local Primary School wins Green Waste Poster
Competition. The Woodhorn Group is delighted to
announce that Thorney Island Primary School was one of the
three winners of its green waste poster competition for
Successful Surgery Signposter Scheme comes to Havant
Following the successful launch of the Surgery Signposter
scheme in Gosport, Community First Volunteer Service is now
helping recruit volunteers for a medical practice in Havant.
Row over plans for signage on historic building in Emsworth.
The proposed images submitted to Havant Borough
Council for the signs on Havant Road, Emsworth. Some
residents are objecting as it is one of the town's oldest
Oyster boat is subject of exhibition in Emsworth
Emsworth Museum's first exhibition of the year is
about a much-loved historic sailing boat. David Rudkin is
the new curator of Emsworth Museum. He has put together a
show on the 10th anniversary of the relaunch of the Oyster
EXERCISE IRON GUNNER IS TAKING PLACE 16
Regiment Royal Artillery will take part in Exercise IRON
GUNNER which will take place from 13-18 March. This
gruelling event will see members of the Regiment cycle 180
miles from Thorney Island to North Luffenham before swimming
the equivalent of the 22 mile perimeter of Rutland Water
followed by marching back along the 180 mile route to
Thorney Island. Over 50 members of the Regiment will take