Petworth House and Park

Important notice -

Please note - On Monday, 16th December, the Audit Room will close at 3pm for an event. The Servants Hall will be opened between 2 and 4pm instead providing cakes, bakes and drinks.

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

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What's on

Upcoming events

Christmas before Tinsel and Turkey

Fri 13 Dec 2019
10:00-16:00
Celebrate the festive season in traditional Georgian style with selected rooms of the House and Servants' Quarters dressed for a Christmas before tinsel and turkey.

Turner at Petworth

Mon 06 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 11-17 January

Sat 11 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 18-24 January

Sat 18 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 25-31 January

Sat 25 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.

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