A small town in the county of West Sussex, Midhurst is situated on the banks of the River Rother and has a population of under 5,000. The town is built on the grounds where Midhurst Castle once stood. H. G. Wells went to school in this town, a fact that forms part of its rich cultural history. The modern day Midhurst hosts the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup, which is one of the biggest polo competitions in England. The town is also home to the ruins of the Tudor Cowdray House and Midhurst is adjacent to South Downs National Park.
The town has a number of businesses operating within its bounds including a variety of website design and development companies that rent office space. There are also a number of doctors and healthcare practitioners, while publishing houses, book stores, photographers, online marketing specialists, and business consultants also have offices here. Sharp Energy has a manufacturing facility in the area along with Click Vision Media and Vivid IT Solutions.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Midhurst has a select range of entertainment venues including numerous sports clubs and facilities. The Grange Leisure Centre is a popular place for recreation while Tudor Cowdray House hosts a number of popular live music events and open-air concerts. The Royal Oak is a great place to try pub-food while Seven Fish takes the art of cooking British food to a whole new level. Prezzo has some Italian cuisine and Khan’s Brasserie is all about spicy Indian food.
Midhurst is close to London Gatwick Airport as well as London Heathrow Airport. The town has the A272 trunk road running through it while the A286 also provides connectivity to commuters in and around the area. A number of bus and coach services make up for the lack of a train station in the town. Liphook and Haslemere railway stations are the closest train links and take commuters along the Portsmouth Direct Line.