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Midhurst, West Sussex

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Area Covered:This guide covers Midhurst and the surrounding villages including Easebourne, Bexley Hill, Lickfold, Lurgashall, Northchapel, Femhurst, Kingsley Green, Redford, Linch, Elmers Marsh, Milland, West Harting, Harting, East Harting, North Marden, Marden, Up Marden, Treyford, Didling, Ingrams Green, Bepton, Minsted, Iping, Chithurst, Cocking Causeway, Heyshott, Graffham, Ambersham, Lodsworth and River.
Where:Midhurst is situated in the far western corner of West Sussex near to the Surrey border. It is approximately 10 miles north of Chichester.
Why Visit:If you are a polo lover, then Midhurst migth well be at the centre of your universe as the town plays host to the famous Cowdray Park. If you are not into polo, Midhurst is an extremely pretty market town built around the market square. Its 17th and 18th century buildings were used as a backdrop in a number of novels by HG Wells including the Invisible Man. For a small town, Midhurst boast a number of very fine restaurants. The beautiful surrounding countryside certainly makes Midhurst a great place to stay for a weekend away.
Places of Interest:We particularly recommend the ruined palace of Cowdray one of England's most important early Tudor courtier's building. Visitors included Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.
Using this Guide:Use the navigation bar on the left to click through to our guide to accommodation in Midhurst (the best hotels, B&B's, guest houses and self-catering accommodation), our guide to eating out in Midhurst (the best restaurants, bistros, cafes, tea shops, pubs, bars and country pubs) and a directory of local food sources (shops, markets and specialist local food suppliers in Midhurst).