Petworth

A stately mansion nestled in the South Downs housing the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust.

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Things to see and do

Seasonal highlights

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What's on

Upcoming events

Turner and the Age of British Watercolour

Thu 19 Jan 2017
10:30-14:00
A new exhibition at the National Trust's Petworth House celebrates the golden age of British watercolour, 1780-1850, with works by JMW Turner and leading artists of his generation.

Winter Mansion Tours

Thu 19 Jan 2017
11:00-11:30
New for 2016. Join a 45 minute guided tour of aspects of the mansion and see Petworth in a completely different light as we undertake important conservation work. Wrap up warm!

Spotlight on Conservation

Thu 19 Jan 2017
11:00-15:00
This winter the Historic Kitchen will be open for visitors to see what goes on behind the scenes to care for the Petworth House collection over the winter months.

Art Adventurer Backpacks

Thu 19 Jan 2017
11:00-15:00
To tie in with our exhibition, 'Turner and the Age of British Watercolour' younger visitors can borrow a backpack filled with art materials to take into the outdoors and be inspired by the Petworth landscape.

Creative Cafe

Sat 21 Jan 2017
11:00-15:00
Younger visitors can dip into our creative corner in the Café to make a seasonal craft to take home.

Wax & Watercolours

Mon 13 Feb 2017
11:00-15:30
Roll up your sleeves and grab an apron. Younger visitors can join us this February half term to make fun crafts to take home using wax and watercolour techniques.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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History

Discover our historical past

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Groups

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Get involved

Volunteers welcoming visitors at Petworth House

Join in at Petworth

Looking for a new you in the New Year? You can support the National Trust, meet plenty of new people, learn new skills as well as gain and share valuable experience if you become a volunteer with us.

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Learning

Children enjoying a Victorian workshop

Find out about our workshops 

At Petworth we currently have five workshops exploring different aspects of the curriculum. Learn more about using the setting of Petworth as a classroom.