Family activities at Petworth

Have fun with the family at Petworth this summer. Here’s a list of enjoyable things to try and our upcoming events.

'50 things to do before you're 11¾' 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.

Visitors sitting in chairs watching a large screen with a film showing outdoors as the sun sets

Outdoor cinema at Petworth

Experience Outdoor Cinema in Petworth’s Pleasure Garden from Friday 19 – Sunday 21 August. Films showing include Encanto, Cyrano and Romeo + Juliet. Booking essential.

Young boy wearing a yellow t-shirt and green rucksack smiling at the camera while sitting on a historical rotunda with green fields in the background

‘Come out and play’ Children’s activity stations

Come out and play at Petworth, explore the garden and complete the activity stations from hop, skipping and jumping to balancing tasks, target practice and stretching tall like a tree. Saturday 23 July – Sunday 4 September, 10am-5pm. Free event, normal admission applies, no booking required.

A child facing away from the camera reaches with a badminton racket to hit the shuttle

Garden games

There’s nothing like a summer family game on the North Lawn. Choose from space hoppers, croquet, bats and balls and badminton. Saturday 23 July – Sunday 4 September, 10am-5pm. Free event, normal admission applies, no booking required.

Our favourite walks at Petworth

Download one of our trails and see what you can discover with a walk this season