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Set in the glorious countryside of the South Downs National Park, Petersfield is an ancient market town originally built as a Norman 'new town' at the end of the 11th Century. It is now a vibrant place for shopping and eating out.

The main square is an attractive focal point providing the perfect venue for twice weekly markets on Saturdays and Wednesdays. There is a Farmers' Market on the first Sunday of every month.

At its centre stands the magnificent equestrian statue of King William III. The Church of St. Peter dates back to 1120 and retains many original features.

The Petersfield Festivities take place in the market square over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Petersfield has a vibrant musical and artistic scene. The Petersfield Musical Festival is a week-long musical extravaganza in March, which has taken place since 1901. Many eminent composers and musicians have been associated with the festival over the years.

Music, art and drama can be enjoyed at Bedales Arts in nearby Steep.

Petersfield Museum is a small independent museum that encompasses two sites in the historic market town of Petersfield. The museum has three main collections, the Social History of the town and surrounding area are displayed at the late 19th Magistrates Courthouse, behind the Police Station. A short walk across St Peter’s churchyard, you will find the Flora Twort Gallery that houses the Bedales Historic Costume Collection, the Community Gallery and work by local artist Flora Twort.

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  1. Bedales Arts

    Petersfield

  2. Butser Ancient Farm

    Waterlooville

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    From:
    25 Mar 2017to30 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
    From:
    1 Oct 2017to25 Mar 2018
  3. Cycle around Rowlands Castle & Petersfield

    Rowlands Castle

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  4. Durleighmarsh Farm Shop

    Petersfield

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2017to31 Aug 2017Open 09:00 - 19:00
    From:
    1 Sept 2017to25 Oct 2017Open 09:00 - 17:30
    From:
    26 Oct 2017to31 Mar 2018Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 Apr 2018to31 May 2018Open 09:00 - 17:30
  5. East Hampshire Circular

    Petersfield

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  6. Edward Thomas Circular Walk

    Steep near Petersfield

  7. Emsworth Cookery School

    Emsworth

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017