Petworth House and Park

Important notice -

Please note - Petworth Park will be closed all day for essential maintenance work on Sunday 1 March.

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

Fri 28 Feb 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.

Chatter & Natter at Petworth House - February Dates

Fri 28 Feb 2020
10:00-17:00
Join us at one of our Chatter & Natter tables in the Audit Room café as part of the Chatty Café scheme, an initiative designed to bring people together and combat loneliness.

Skyscape Exhibition 22-28 February

Fri 28 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 29 February - 6 March

Sat 29 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.

Chatter & Natter at Petworth House - March Dates

Sun 01 Mar 2020
10:00-17:00
Join us at one of our Chatter & Natter tables in the Audit Room café as part of the Chatty Café scheme, an initiative designed to bring people together and combat loneliness.

World Book Day at Petworth House

Thu 05 Mar 2020
10:00-16:00
Join us as we celebrate World Book Day.

What to look forward to...

Petworth House and Park

Eating and shopping

Petworth House and Park

Our work

Petworth House and Park

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.

Petworth House and Park

Groups

Petworth House and Park

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.

Petworth House and Park

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