Notice: Winter Opening Times at Petworth House. A selection of state rooms are currently open for 'A Country House Christmas', through to Friday 2 January 2015. The house is closed on 24, 25 & 26 December and New Year's Day (Jan 1) The Pleasure Grounds, Restaurant and Shop continue to be open everyday, except 24 & 25 Dec . Entry to these areas is free. Snapshot Tours on Thursdays and Fridays will resume in March 2015, following our Mr. Turner exhibition.