Petersfield – Gateway to the South Downs National Park

The pretty ancient market town of Petersfield, set in glorious countryside, was an important stopping point on the London to Portsmouth road. Easy transport links via rail and road to London, Guildford and the south coast mean that Petersfield is still a desirable place to live, work and have fun.

With Queen Elizabeth Country Park on the doorstep, Petersfield offers plenty for nature lovers with superb public footpaths giving access to beautiful and varied unspoilt countryside in every direction.  

To the east, break up a walk with a visit to Sky Park Farm with its adventure park for children and a fabulous on-site restaurant and picnic areas. In the summer, Durleighmarsh Farm offers pick your own fruit options and a farm shop stocked with seasonal goodies. 

The town centre focuses on independent shops, restaurants and cafés. It is perfect for browsing with the focus around the lively square which hosts regular markets and festivals. Wander through the surrounding streets to uncover a host of interesting places to look around. 

Browse the shelves of One Tree Books for new reading material for novel gems and the General Wine Company or Hawkins Brothers for a new favourite tipple. 

For special occasions, there are several boutiques to explore including family-owned Hector’s, a destination for quality lifestyle and fashion which prides itself on exceptional service. 

Petersfield is a foodie’s delight! Within just a few miles, there are several cosy pubs to uncover. Roaring fires in the winter and glorious gardens for after work drinks in the summer, you are sure to find your favourites. 

In town, indulge in French cuisine and elegant cocktails at Annie Jones, an excellent brunch with friends at Josie’s or grab a great picnic from Madeleine’s Deli to enjoy by Heath Pond. 

Balance the incredible food offerings in Petersfield with a visit to the Taro Leisure Centre. A state-of-the-art gym, three pools, a regular schedule of fitness classes plus a sports hall and relaxing sauna and steam room. 

In the summer months, you can either take a quick trip to one of the many beaches on the nearby south coast or a dip in the heated open-air pool near Festival Hall. 

Festival Hall has a comprehensive programme of cinema, music and events. Throughout the town, music and festivals take place all year round.  

Petersfield offers the best of country living with city life just a short drive or train ride away.  

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