Petworth House and Park

Important notice -

There will be road closures in Petworth town between 27 and 31 Jan. Please follow the diversion signs. On 28 Jan the Audit Room café will remain closed until 11.30am for essential maintenance. The Servants' Hall coffee shop will be open instead.

Inspired by the Baroque palaces of Europe and nestled in the South Downs, Petworth House displays the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust.

Petworth House and Park

Things to see and do

Petworth House and Park

What's on

Upcoming events

Turner at Petworth

Tue 28 Jan 2020
10:00-16:00
Whilst other rooms of the house are closed for conservation, this winter we will explore the fascinating story of the painter J.M.W. Turner.

Skyscape Exhibition 25-31 January

Tue 28 Jan 2020
10:30-10:45
Showcasing nearly 40 objects from the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, Skyscape is a unique exhibition focusing on aerial rather than terrestrial landscapes in art.

Skyscape Exhibition 1-7 February

Sat 01 Feb 2020
10:30-10:45
Showcasing nearly 40 objects from the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, Skyscape is a unique exhibition focusing on aerial rather than terrestrial landscapes in art.

Skyscape Exhibition 8-14 February

Sat 08 Feb 2020
10:30-10:45
Showcasing nearly 40 objects from the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, Skyscape is a unique exhibition focusing on aerial rather than terrestrial landscapes in art.

Petworth Late: An Artful Alternative Valentine

Fri 14 Feb 2020
18:30-20:30
Discover the enchanting atmosphere of the house after dark during an exclusive evening for adults.

Gulliver's Lost Luggage

Sat 15 Feb 2020
10:00-16:00
Inspired by a painting of a scene from 'Gulliver's Travels', go on an adventure in the Pleasure Ground spotting Gulliver's lost luggage. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children.

What to look forward to...

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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History

View of Petworth, West Sussex, seen over the lake, part of the Capability Brown landscaped parkland.

A snapshot history of Petworth House and Park 

Find out more about the history of Petworth from the family tree to the history of the building and even the story about the transformation of the formal garden to parkland.

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Groups

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Get involved

Volunteers welcoming visitors at Petworth House

Join in at Petworth 

Interested in trying something new? You can support the National Trust, meet plenty of new people, learn new skills as well as gain and share valuable experience if you become a volunteer with us.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Petworth House and Park on the National Trust Collections website