Petersfield’s independent traders have been given a worldwide boost in a month-long bid to showcase the best of the town.

People around the globe showed a lot of love for the town’s ‘indie’ retailers, cafes and businesses in February through Visit Petersfield and their social media platforms.

Their digital marketing team posted a new video celebrating an independent trader on their Instagram and Facebook page every day for a month.

And the response was staggering as more than 70,000 views were racked up, putting the participants firmly in the spotlight.

“People from far and wide tuned in to see what the fuss was all about,” said a spokeswoman for

“We hope that with projects like this, Petersfield can become a must-visit destination, supporting the local businesses that keep our town alive.”

More video posts have been promised by the Visit Petersfield team, to see examples visit