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Adjacent to Penns Farm Playing Fields you will find the Rotherlands Nature Reserve. This area has been restored by the Rotherlands Conservation Group and has opened up lovely walks along the River Rother. You can enjoy a walk through the reserve and back and this takes less than an hour. There are several meadows to explore, including The Eastern Meadow, Central Meadow and Western Meadow. Local wildlife, flowers, meadows, ancient woodland and ponds can be found. This is one of Petersfield’s gems and a great place to relax so why not take a visit today.

Rotherlands Nature Reserve

Rotherlands Nature Reserve is the perfect walking spot, adjacent to Penns Farm Playing Fields.

Petersfield GU31 4DL

  • Accessible
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Open Spaces
  • Outdoor/Adventure
  • Sports and Recreational

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