Our favourite walks at Petworth

With 700 acres to explore, there are endless opportunities for walking at Petworth. We have compiled a list of downloadable walks to get you started. Plan a short stroll with the family or a longer day out taking in the views that inspired Turner and Capability Brown. We recommend wearing suitable footwear as the terrain can be rough with some steep hills.

The rotunda built in 1766, and daffodils in the park at Petworth House, West Sussex

Capability Brown's Pleasure Grounds

Take a stroll around the Pleasure Grounds on this Capability Brown inspired walk enjoying the artificial landscape that he created.

A tree that can be left to continue as a hollow shell

Petworth ancient trees walk

Discover more about the amazing ancient trees that dominate the skyline of Petworth Park on this circular walk.

A clump of trees stand on top of a grassy hill as the sun shines through the branches at sunset in Petworth Park

A walk through the park at Petworth, inspired by Capability Brown

Enjoy a three mile walk through the 700 acres of parkland sculpted by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, with breath taking views over the park to distant hills towards the South Downs.

Fighting Bucks, JWM Turner, 1829

Petworth Park...through Turner’s eyes

Discover the views that inspired England’s greatest landscape painter, JMW Turner, on this stroll around the park at Petworth.