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About Midhurst

Midhurst is a small market town in West Sussex. It is home to around 5,000 people and is the administrative centre for the South Downs National Park. It is surrounded by woodland and farm land. The area was designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966, although this was superseded when National Park status was awarded in 2010.

The town supports a thriving community. There are plenty of independent shops, cafes and restaurants as well as several pubs. It is said that Midhurst once had the highest ratio of pubs per capita of any town in England.

There are lots of well-supported clubs and societies, Midhurst FC, Midhurst Choir, The Midhurst Society and Midhurst Camera Club to name just a few. Every year the town hosts a celebration of Music Art and Drama in it's Madhurst Festival which culminates in a procession through the main street and a fair on the polo fields.

The town has over 70 listed buildings, spanning the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. To find out more about the history of the town and how to plan a visit, use the links at the top of this page. 


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