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

Mixed Emotions

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What's on

What's on for families

Upcoming events

Costume Encounters

Sun 30 Apr 2017
11:00-16:00
Hear what life was like below stairs in the early 1800s as our costume interpreters bring the Servants' Quarters to life.

Sky Art Landscape Artist of the Year

Sun 30 Apr 2017
11:00-16:30
The winner of Sky Landscape Artist of the Year will showcase their work produced during the making of the show, as well as the commissioned winners painting inspired by Petworth.

As you like it! A Shakespearean Family Trail

Sun 30 Apr 2017
11:00-16:30
Collect a scroll and become an apprentice playwright. Name your characters and decide their fate as you explore the Mansion. Will all your characters make it to the end of the play... you decide!

Royals, Rebels and Romance Tours

Mon 01 May 2017
11:30-14:30
Join a free 45 minute guided tour and discover intriguing stories behind selected royal portraits from Petworth's extraordinary art collection

Behind the Scenes Tours

Tue 02 May 2017
11:00-15:00
Discover some of Petworth's hidden gems with one of our knowledgeable guides on a 'behind the scenes tour'. Tours may include the bedrooms, ice house and estate offices.

The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair

Fri 05 May 2017
11:00-17:00
The Antiques and Fine Art Fair is back for a third year year in the grounds of Petworth Park.
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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.