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T:01243 811461 E: enquiries@thefoxgoesfree.com Charlton, Nr Goodwood, West Sussex PO18 0HU

About Us

The Fox Goes Free is probably our favourite pub in the Chichester area. It's a very traditional looking English country pub that hasn't succumbed to the 'Pub Chain' look of recent years.

The Fox Goes Free offers everything you would expect from the quintessential traditional pub.

Charming, quaint and full of character, the Fox Goes Free offers everything you would expect from a traditional pub and more. Oak beams, flint and brick walls, blackboards brimming with temptations, open fireplaces, cosy seating with wood and stone flooring and candlelit tables overlooking a stunning large garden and the Southdowns of West Sussex.

Regularly visited by newcomers and regulars alike, all looking for great service with attention to detail and comfort. With the advantage of passionate and friendly people being the heart of this well loved ‘institution’ both working and loyal customer agree, this great British pub has it all.

So we look forward to welcoming you to our very special, one of a kind place & we are sure you will agree, it is special!

A Good Walk...

"Old-man’s-beard hung soft and white in the hedges, and loose flints chinked under our boots as we climbed a dark holloway through an old yew grove." Christopher Somerville, travle writer and keen rambler

The Fox Goes Free and Charlton has long been known for fantastic walks and scenery. A recent article in The Times (Saturday 3rd of May 2014) by keen rambler and travel writer Christopher Somerville comments;
“The Fox Goes Free at deep-sunk Charlton is one of my favourite Sussex pubs especially when it’s warm enough to sit in the garden with a pie and a pint, looking out across the flint wall and over the grazing sheep in the meadow beyond to the double swell of Levin Down and North Down.”
Please see the attached link for the full article and details of this famous walk.
Please follow the links below to find more newspaper articles about The Fox Goes Free and other local pub walks

The wonderful walking routes that end at a country pub. - The Telegraph 27th October 2015

Delicious homemade food in beautiful surroundings. - Chichester Herald 6th December 2013

Pint to pint: The Fox Goes Free.- The Telegraph 10th September 2012

Womens Institute buildings relisted for centenary. BBC News 09th Novemeber 2015

Best in England - January 2016

5 of the prettiest pub gardens in the UK

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