Petworth Plant Hunters Summer Trail

One of our young visitors trying out the summer trail at Petworth House

Follow in the footsteps of Plant Hunters throughout history and as you travel the Pleasure Ground visit distant countries to discover some of the international trees and plants of Petworth. Will you find them all?

The Pleasure Ground is filled with an array of important international plants and trees. But where did they come from?

Follow in the footsteps of past Plant Hunters and as you explore the Pleasure Ground travel to different countries and find out more about these unique botanical treasures that came to Petworth.

There's change happening in the gardens to remodel the Pleasure Ground to how it once was. Get your inquisitive mind in gear and record information on these special trees and plants by filling your research notebook to help our team.

From bark rubbings to leaf drawings, find out more about these interesting specimens to win your prize.

Running daily from 25 May to 1 September, trails are £2 per child and normal admission prices apply.