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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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Escape into the countryside

Petersfield is a great place to stay and from which to enjoy the wider South Downs National Park.

Visit Petersfield Museum

Following a multi-million pound re-design project Petersfield's museum is a jewel in the centre of town and well worth a visit.

Explore Petersfield's Shops

Petersfield boasts a fantastic range of shops, from boutique and independent shops through to well known brands.

National Trust around Petersfield

The National Trust preside over many assets close to Petersfield, from big stately homes to the romantic Lupin field at Terwick Church.

Discover Petersfield Open Air Pool

Petersfield Open Air Pool is the only open air pool in Hampshire and attracts visitors from across the region.

Petworth House and Park

Set in a glorious 700-acre deer park with a large lake, Petworth House displays one of the finest art collections in the care of the National Trust.

Escape into the countryside

Petersfield is a great place to stay and from which to enjoy the wider South Downs National Park.

Visit Petersfield Museum

Following a multi-million pound re-design project Petersfield's museum is a jewel in the centre of town and well worth a visit.

Explore Petersfield's Shops

Petersfield boasts a fantastic range of shops, from boutique and independent shops through to well known brands.​

National Trust around Petersfield

The National Trust preside over many assets close to Petersfield, from big stately homes to the romantic Lupin field at Terwick Church.

Discover Petersfield Open Air Pool

Petersfield Open Air Pool is the only open air pool in Hampshire and attracts visitors from across the region.