The pleasant little coastal village of Bosham is renowned as the place where King Canute is said to have ordered back the waves. King Harold is said to have sailed from its shores before the Norman invasion of 1066, to visit the Duke William of Normandy. The village's Holy Trinity church, which has one of Britain's finest Saxon chancel arches, is also depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry.

Bosham at high tide
Bosham Village at High Tide © Rob Farrow - CCL

Map of Bosham

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