Petworth House and Park

Inspired by the Baroque palaces of Europe and nestled in the South Downs, Petworth House displays the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust.

Petworth House and Park

Things to see and do

Petworth House and Park

What's on

Upcoming events

Prized Possessions - Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses

Wed 20 Mar 2019
10:30-15:15
Prized Possessions celebrates the enduring British taste for collecting Dutch paintings and explores how and why this style of Art was desired, commissioned and displayed.

Mother's Day craft

Sat 30 Mar 2019
11:00-15:00
Drop in and make a gift for mum and finish it off in a personalised frame while mum relaxes with tea and biscuits.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 06 Apr 2019
11:00-16:00
Bunny’s friends have gone missing. Map open, compass in hand and ready to count paces, find Bunny’s friends to earn your chocolate reward.

Unlocking Petworth

Mon 22 Apr 2019
10:00-17:00
Take a peek inside the Cambridge Bedroom, Stone Hall and Chamber Landing in the private apartments of Petworth House.

Wings and Whiskers Trail

Sat 04 May 2019
11:00-17:00
Go on a trail both indoors and out and meet some of the animals of Petworth. From the deer to the bats and even the animals immortalised in art, can you find them all?

The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair

Fri 10 May 2019
11:00-20:00
The Antiques and Fine Art Fair is back for a fifth 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

View of Petworth, West Sussex, seen over the lake, part of the Capability Brown landscaped parkland.

A snapshot history of Petworth House and Park 

Find out more about the history of Petworth from the family tree to the history of the building and even the story about the transformation of the formal garden to parkland.

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Groups

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Get involved

Volunteers welcoming visitors at Petworth House

Join in at Petworth 

Interested in trying something new? 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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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Petworth House and Park on the National Trust Collections website