Make the most of the last rays of summer sun at gardens in and around West Sussex. From the herbaceous borders at Nymans in Handcross, to the kitchen garden at Standen, near East Grinstead. Every visit you make helps us look after these special gardens for years to come.
Hallowe’en will be in full swing at our special places West Sussex this October half-term with the Wizard's Quest trail at Petworth and the Monster trail at Uppark, plus plenty of crunchy leaves to stomp through at Nymans and in the South Downs.
Make the most of late summer with a walk in the West Sussex countryside. Take your pick from these downloadable walking trails which will lead you to the very best landscapes for butterflies and wildflowers, lanes and hilltops in the South Downs, open parkland and coastal paths.
From the high culture of the art collection at Petworth, to an Arts and Crafts cosy home at Standen, you'll be amazed at the variety of houses and unusual buildings we look after in Sussex. There's even a castle for your budding knights in armour.
Our latest exhibition, Petworth Park Revealed: The Naked Landscape explores the scale and impact of Capability Browns’ work at Petworth. This multi media exhibition draws on three years of archaeological investigations and documentary research, helping us understand more about the scale and impact of Capability Brown’s work at Petworth.
The unique work of the Martin Brothers potters is both loved and cherished or not given house room. Either way the sense of mystery and intrigue is unmistakable in their works. From 1 August to 13 November, this exhibition explores and celebrates the work of these remarkable craftsmen.
Members of our National Trust supporter groups in Sussex help fund raise for places like Nymans and Sheffield Park - they also get together for days out and talks and tours or volunteer at their local place.