The Story of Petworth Guided Tour
** PLEASE NOTE - Petworth House, café, shop, Pleasure Garden and both car parks are now closed until further notice to restrict the spread of coronavirus. **
Starting 19 March, running Mondays to Fridays, excluding Bank Holidays, pick up your ticket on a first come, first serve basis from the Mansion Shop to join one of these free tours.
From there explore the Square Dining Room and see the portraits of further descendants of the Percy family. Here you'll find out more about the families involvement in war and politics from the 1605 Gunpowder Plot to the English Civil War that began in the 17th-century.
Finally explore the influence of the 2nd and 3rd Earls of Egremont, direct descendants of Elizabeth Percy and the 6th Duke. In the Red Room discover one of the finest pieces of classical Greek sculpture in the National Trust and in the North Gallery see the purpose built space, designed to showcase a mixture of contemporary art as well as ancient and neo classical sculpture.