Petersfield is set within the glorious countryside of the South Downs National Park and is an old established market town which dates back to the early 14th century having been built around a church known as ‘St Peter’s in the field’.
Petersfield is located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which is now designated as a much loved National Park. One of the most popular areas, and considered the jewel in the crown by many, is The Heath. This area covers some 69 acres of land together with a 22 acre pond.
Petersfield is well known for its high standard of schooling and being within the catchment area for some of the highest ranking schools in the country. Other facilities are excellent and cater for a variety of recreational and sporting pastimes.
The Town Centre has which used to host the earlivestock market days is now thriving with shoppers enjoying some retail therapy in the many national retail shops such as M&S, Waitrose, Tesco, Boots, WH Smith, Laura Ashley, New Look and many others. The facilities are excellent and in addition to the schooling include good recreational and sporting facilities. The many pretty villages and hamlets in the surrounding area provide highly desirable residential locations.
Petersfield station is on the mainline London to Portsmouth railway with regular services to Waterloo, reached in about an hour. For the car driver the A3 gives good access to Guildford and London - which has been significantly improved by the opening of the Hindhead Tunnel. Access to Heathrow, Gatwick and the South Coast is by motorway.
Petersfield primary Schools
|Petersfield Infant School||Petersfield||01730 263048|
|Herne Junior School||Petersfield||01730 263746|
|Sheet Primary School||Petersfield||01730 263310|
|Steep Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School||Petersfield||01730 263988|
|Langrish Primary School||Petersfield||01730 263883|
|Buriton Primary School||Petersfield||01730 263526|
|Liss Junior School||Liss||01730 892292|
|St Mary And St Paul Cofe First School||Petersfield||01730 825388|
|Liss Infant School||Liss||01730 892666|
|Froxfield Church of England Infant School||Petersfield||01730 827251|
|Rogate Cofe Primary School||Petersfield||01730 821329|
|East Meon Church of England Controlled Primary School||Petersfield||01730 823218|
|Rake Cofe First School||Liss||01730 892126|
|Greatham Primary School||Liss||01420 538224|
|Clanfield Junior School||Waterlooville||02392 593209|
Petersfield Secondary Schools
|The Petersfield School||Petersfield||01730 263119|
|Horndean Technology College||Waterlooville||02392 594325|
|Bohunt School||Liphook||01428 724324|
|Mill Chase Community School||Bordon||01420 472132|
|Cowplain Community School||Waterlooville||02392 612020|
|Staunton Park Community School||Havant||02392 473031|
|Park Community School||Havant||02392 475254|