Petworth House and Park - National Trust

Petworth House and Park - National Trust
Petworth Park
West Sussex
GU28 0AE





01798 342207


01798 343929


01798 342963

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The West front of Petworth House and the ha-ha in the grounds in November, West Sussex
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Rebuilt in 1688 by the 'Proud Duke' (Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset) around the ancient manor house of the Percy family, Petworth today houses the largest collection of paintings and sculpture in the care of the National Trust.

Petworth also features a 30-acre woodland garden, which forms part of the Pleasure Ground, and a majestic 700-acre landscaped park designed by 'Capability' Brown which is home to the largest herd of fallow deer in England.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

13 March–3 November Sat-Wed 11.00-17.00
Last entry 16.30
Also open Bank Holiday Mon & Good Friday

27 February –10 March 10.30-15.30pm Sat-Wed
13 March–3 November 11.00-17.00pm Sat-Wed
10 November–19 December 10.30-15.30pm Wed-Sun

Closed: Thurs & Fri

Admission charges

House & Grounds
Adult GA - £10.90 Standard - £9.90
Child GA - £5.50 Standard – £5.00
Family GA - £27.30 Standard - £24.70

Pleasure Grounds
Adult GA - £4.20 Standard - £3.80
Child GA - £2.10 Standard - £1.90

Groups - £9.00


  • National Trust

Special things to see include 19 oil paintings by Turner in the Carved Room and North Gallery, Van Dycks in the Square and Little Dining Rooms, Grinling Gibbons' finest limewood carvings in the Carved Room, Louis Laguerre's Grand Staircase murals and the copper batterie de cuisine in the kitchens.

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Capability Brown
  • Turner
  • Van Dyck
  • Titian
  • Gainsborough
  • Reynolds
  • Blake
  • Grinling Gibbons
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Fallow Deer at Petworth Park

Great British Walking Festival

  • 12 September 2014 11am-12:45pm
  • 18 September 2014 11am-12:45pm
  • 21 September 2014 11am-12:45pm
  • 26 September 2014 11am-12:45pm
  • 4 October 2014 11am-12:45pm
  • 12 October 2014 11am-12:45pm
  • 17 October 2014 11am-12:45pm
  • 23 October 2014 11am-12:45pm

This year we are celebrating autumn colour with a series of guided walks. Join our enthusiastic guides as the they share their knowledge and showcase the splendid sights and sounds of the parkland cloaked in shades of warm yellow and gold.

Suitable for

  • Any age


£5.00 per person.


Cocker Spaniel

Spot the Spaniel

  • 28 September 2014 11am-4pm

Bring along your four-legged friend to Petworth Park to celebrate our long association with spaniels, take part in scurries, competitions and general doggy fun!

Suitable for

  • Any age


Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Victorian Tour

Victorian focused tour and handling collection, based in the servants quarters.

How to obtain

Call 01798 342207 or email for more information.