Winter in the outdoors at Petworth
Explore the Pleasure Ground and deer park of Petworth this winter and discover nature at rest. From proud bare trees, misty views, winter berries and snowdrops that signal warmer days of spring to come, there's still plenty of life outdoors at Petworth.
Winter brings misty mornings and the telltale crunch of frost underfoot. Venture out into the Capability Brown landscape deer park for an atmospheric experience.
The trees may be bare but it's all the better to see their structural forms. Some of our ancient trees are nearly 1,000 years old and coupled with hazy mist, scenes of the pond and the everpresent mansion a visit into the park offers views of timeless elegance.
In the Pleasure Ground be on the look out for winter berries storing their energy ready for the warmer days to come.
Mistletoe adorns the branches of several of trees making for interesting formations.
You'll find plenty of Dogwood offering some welcome colour to the season and be on the look out for the first signs of snowdrops that herald the start of spring.