A snapshot history of Petworth House and Park at Petworth

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.

View of Petworth, West Sussex, seen over the lake, part of the Capability Brown landscaped parkland.
A photograph of St Mary's Church in Petworth

The history of Petworth Town 

Find out more about the history of Petworth town and how it has connected to Petworth House and Park for generations.

Important moments in history