A summer of fun at Petworth

Get active in the outdoors and go on an adventure. From a trail in the Pleasure Ground that visits different parts of the globe and explores the landscape of Petworth to outdoor crafts making miniature rafts and family games, there's lots to do at Petworth this summer holiday.

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

Petworth Plant Hunters Summer Trail

Beginning May half term from 25 May, go on a journey around the Pleasure Ground and discover more about the trees and plants that call Petworth home. There's change happening at Petworth to remodel the gardens back to how they once were and we need your help.

A family getting involved in craft activities in the Family Tent at Petworth

Rafts, Masts and Crafts

Every Wednesday from 24th July to 28th August, get in to the spirit of adventure and the outdoors, making a miniature raft to sail down our watercourse.

Children playing games at Petworth House and Park

Summer games to borrow at Petworth

Stop by the Family Tent in the Pleasure Ground and borrow some games to play with the family

Children exploring a National Trust house

Wings and Whiskers trail at Petworth

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?

Climb a tree

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at Petworth

With 700 acres to explore, Petworth offers the perfect opportunity for an adventure. Experience '50 things to do before you’re 11¾' with the whole family.

A family enjoying a picnic in Petworth Park

Picnics and ice cream at Petworth

There's plenty of places to enjoy a picnic at Petworth and make the most of the warm summer weather. You can even pick up some food and drink to enjoy outside or stop by the ice cream cart for something cool and refreshing