Secret treasures abound at Petworth House and Park, which invites you and your little ones to search for hidden spaniels and tucked-away children’s treasure chests. The 17th-century house is set in a 283 hectare (700 acre) deer park also contains numerous art pieces by Turner, Van Dyck, and Blake. If your interests are more domestic, check out the servants’ quarters, scullery, and other workrooms. You can book a private tour to get a firsthand look at the home’s handwritten copy of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Check out the estate’s mobile app before visiting for update information on visiting. Make Petworth House and Park a part of your Petworth vacation plans using our Petworth trip itinerary builder tool.
Petworth House and Park reviews
Glorious day in the English countryside yesterday (27 April). The house and grounds are under the care of the National Trust and due to Covid-19 restrictions the house, restaurant and main cafe are..... more »
This is a lovely place with nice walks and good views. Given the current situation it was good to find the house open and enjoyable to be able to walk around. The big disappointment was the lack of..... more »
Lovely day out with the family. A lot to do at a nice pace. The home and rooms were well kept and enjoyable to view. The grounds were beautiful and we went on a leisurely walk that took about two hours. We had a lovely picnic and ice cream. Was a relatively inexpensive day as we had free membership passes, brought our own picnic. The team room was nice and the staff pleasant.
This national trust house/park is great for a wide range of different activities from picnicking in the park, seeing the wildlife or taking in the picturesque views; visitors can also visit the historic house and it's excellent art/sculpture collection. Tours also are often run to give expert insight into the property's background and its various owners. Facilities include various cafes, toilets and shops, the property is also in easy walkable distance to the village of Petworth as well.
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