About Petersfield

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

Name Area Telephone
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

Name Area Telephone
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