Escape the everyday
Boasting far-reaching views of the South Downs, our historic park is an ideal place to escape the crowds, take an invigorating walk and let the kids run wild. Petworth Park is open for you to enjoy every day of the year (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
JMW Turner walking trail
Walk in the footsteps of the great artist JMW Turner.
Turner was a regular guest of Petworth House under the 3rd Earl of Egremont, George Wyndham. Discover the views that inspired him on our 'Through Turner's Eyes' downloadable trail.
Ancient trees walking trail
Discover the hidden history of our ancient trees
Some of trees in Petworth Park have been standing for up to a thousand years. Why not find out all about our ancient friends on our ancient tree walk?
Finding your way
Petworth Park is open 8am to dusk year round. It has a dedicated car park, which lies one mile north of Petworth on the A283 (the closest SAT NAV postcode is GU28 9LS).
Parking is £3 or free for National Trust members. There are also pedestrian entrances through the Cowyard tunnel in town and two on the A272 Midhurst Road.
Have you heard of geocaching? It's high-tech treasure hunting using a GPS unit or smartphone. Next time you visit, why not see if you can find the treasure by following clues and coordinates?