Petworth House and Park

Important notice -

Please note that the Petworth Park Car Park (North Car Park) will be closed all day on Tuesday and Wednesday, 19th and 20th November, due to ground works. It will re-open at 8am on Thursday, 21st November.

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

Wed 20 Nov 2019
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.

Free entry to Petworth with valid National Lottery ticket

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:00-16:00
We are once again participating in the National Lottery's #ThanksToYou campaign. From 23 - 29 November, get free entry with a National Lottery ticket or scratch-card. See Terms & Conditions for details.

Gift-wrapping in the shop

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:00-16:00
This year, let us help you with your Christmas shopping!

Stir-Up Sundays

Sun 24 Nov 2019
13:00-15:00
Traditionally, Christmas begins on ‘Stir-Up Sunday’ with the making of the Christmas Pudding. Join us for a mouth-watering talk in the afternoon and learn more about the history of the festive meal.

Workshop - Handmade Felt Christmas Decorations

Fri 29 Nov 2019
10:30-16:00
Join us for this festive winter workshop run by local artist Beverley Harris. Beverley has been a feltmaker for over 20 years and creates her artwork by drawing all her own designs and then translates them into felt.

Christmas before Tinsel and Turkey

Sat 07 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.

What to look forward to...

Petworth House and Park

Eating and shopping

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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.

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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