Midhurst is a thriving market town with a delightful mix of medieval, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture. It is also home to Cowdray Park.

There are more than 100 independent shops, cafes and restaurants within Midhurst, many hidden off the main street.  There is everything from fashion to home d├ęcor, both vintage and modern, as well as unique gifts and furniture sourced from all over the globe. There are women's fashion boutiques and jewellers, watch and clock repair specialists. There is an excellent toy shop too.

Alongside a traditional butcher and greengrocers, there are fine delicatessens; an artisan real ale and fine wine shop; locally-made ice cream; and artisan chocolates.

When you've finished shopping make sure you take advantage of the wide array of charming cafes and restaurants and traditional pubs.

Dates for your diaries

EventDateEvent descriptionMore information
Midhurst Christmas Street PartyFriday 3 DecemberMidhurst Town Council warmly invite you to the 2021 Christmas Street Party, located in the 'Old Town' and Market Sqaure. Local businesses will be offering late night shopping and a Craft Market will fill the Old Library on Knockhundred Row, with plenty of opportunities to buy Christmas presents for all the family! It takes place from 5pm until 8pm. Midhurst Town Council
Saturday MarketEvery SaturdayHeld in the Market Square, the weekly market offers stalls including plants and shrubs, olives, French cheeses, candy, sweet treats and much more. It takes place from 8.30am until 3.30pm. Midhurst Town Council - Saturday Market

Visit our events calendar for more events.

Attractions to visit

Cowdray Park Cowdray park offers a  range of activities such as golf, clay-pigeon shooting, fly fishing, walking, cycling, horse riding and polo. From 24 November until 1 January, Cowdray Park will be hosting a special light-up trail. More information can be found at  Christmas at Cowdray Light Up Trail .
South Downs National Park Get out and enjoy the green rolling pastures, wide open spaces, ancient woodlands and river valleys of the South Downs National Park with over 3,300km of rights of way to explore.

Parking offers

Please view our Christmas car parking offers.

See how local businesses are getting involved

Alchemy Alchemy


Alchemy in Midhurst have decorated their shop windows with our special recycled wrapping paper and gift tags and are also giving them out to their customers for free.

Jude says: "We've had a great reaction from customers to the wrapping paper and we have used a lot of the gift tags. It's a great talking point and is helping to create a real buzz!'

The Crafty Pint

Andrew Chiverton is the owner of The Crafty Pint and is also part of the Midhurst Town Team.

Andrew said: "The Support Local campaign seems to be working extremely well. People are very keen to support local businesses this Christmas and many of the windows are displaying the Midhurst gift tags and wrapping paper."