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Dear Future: I Leave This Place For You – Petworth House

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Learn more about how a gift in your will could help us carry out crucial conservation work at Petworth House.

Without gifts in wills, we simply wouldn’t be able to look after the extraordinary places in our care. This special event will take you behind the scenes to see first-hand how your support is helping us carry out crucial conservation work every day, and how a gift in your own will could help to safeguard the future of our special places.

Join members of our expert team and gain insight into future projects as they take you on a guided tour of Petworth House – a magnificent 17th-century Treasure House displaying one of the finest art collections in the care of the National Trust, nestled in a 700- acre deer park. Enjoy exclusive access to the Old Library which JMW Turner used as a studio on his many visits to Petworth. A local solicitor of the National Free Wills Network will be explaining why an up to date will is so important and we’ll share information on the National Trust's free will writing service. Over light refreshments, you’ll have the opportunity to chat further to members of the team and learn more about why gifts in wills are so important to our work.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 01793 817699

Suitability

Only suitable for adults

Meeting point

At 10:45am we’ll meet as a group outside the 'Garden Reception' where you’ll be collected by a member of the team and escorted to the event location.

What to bring and wear

Flat, comfortable shoes are recommended. Please dress appropriately for the weather. The tour will be 45-60 minutes long. Guests are welcome to bring a portable walking seat.

Accessibility

The garden and house has areas which may be uneven in places, including inclines and steps. A buggy service will be available from main car park at Petworth to the meeting point. Please let us know when booking if you have accessibility requirements. If you would like to discuss your accessibility requirements in more detail, please call the Gifts in Wills Team on 01793 817699.

Other

Please arrive 15 minutes before the event start time for guest registration. Guests will have the option to explore Petworth independently when the event concludes at 14:30pm.

Contact info

Gifts in Wills Team

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