News from Petworth House and Park

Read the latest news from Petworth House and Park

Image showing the Petworth copy of ‘The Adoration of the Magi’ by Hieronymus Bosch.

The Bosch Project at Petworth

Discover more about our latest conservation project on 'The Adoration of the Magi' by Bosch and find out some newly uncovered features of this important painting.

Art historian Dr Bendor Grosvenor and social historian Emma Dabiri in the Marble Hall of Petworth House

Petworth portrait confirmed as a Titian in BBC Four's Britain's Lost Masterpieces

Petworth has a third painting by the Italian artist Titian thanks to an episode of Britain's Lost Masterpieces. Take a look how presenters Bendor Grosvenor and Emma Dabiri reached the decision following x-ray and infrared techniques.

 Sky Arts presenters Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner at Scotney Castle

Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2016 

The new series of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year starts on 11 October 2016. Some of the episodes were filmed at our places where you will see the artists in action.

Timothy Spall in Mr Turner

Petworth shines in Mr. Turner

Mike Leigh’s film about the artist JMW Turner, starring Timothy Spall, was partly filmed at Petworth House in West Sussex, home of one of Turner's greatest patrons.

Conservation cleaning at Petworth

A day in the life of a conservation assistant at Petworth

Discover the daily tasks that are involved in maintaing the most important art collection in the care of the National Trust over the winter through the eyes of a conservation assistant and how it differs from those of a housemaid from the 1800s how worked at Petworth.

JMW Turner, Petworth, Sussex, the Seat of the Earl of Egremont: Dewy Morning, 1810

Bringing the view that inspired JMW Turner's 'Dewy Morning' back to life

Read all about the conservation work we are carried out in the park in partnership with Natural England in 2017 to restore the view that inspired JMW Turner's 'Dewy Morning' and encourage new birdlife.

Petworth House and Park deer

Making new homes for wildlife at Petworth

Petworth Park is home to a variety of different wildlife including the historic herd of 700 fallow deer, during the winter of 2017 we went about encouraging more wildlife to Petworth Park by creating new habitats.