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 .
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Petworth House and Park Reviews
We had a family day out here as it's somewhere I've passed a few times and wanted to drop in. The gardens are ok but not a lot of flowers etc. Ok for a picnic but better places to meet for that. What ... more »
This a stunning property with amazing rooms and a world class art collection - there's something for everyone, including young kids. The grounds are beautifully sculpted parkland all set out by the ma... more »
Comfortable visit, plenty of parking, nice walk to house through spacious outer garden, standard planting nothing exceptional, actual garden remains private, many good pictures in the house, numerous ... more »
This is an all day visit, even then if you visit the town that could add another half day. Especially if you have lunch at a local restaurant. The house has many interesting artifacts from its long history, ranging from oil paintings and statues, to general items used by the servants when the house had staff. All in all a very good place to spend a day. National trust site. Good parking.
Fantastic place to come with the family, very friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful grounds with walks by the lake and the deer park. Very good toilet facilities and cafe. Loved going round the house and viewing the paintings especially finding out my youngest was able to explain the Macbeth painting in detail. The house offers a car service for those unable to walk far from their car to the house.
You'll need to set aside a bare minimum of 2 hours here and likely to spend an average of 4hours total if you wish to enjoy the remarkable grounds. A true wealth of paintings, glorious trees and worth the cost of entry.
This wonderful place pretty much has it all. Beautiful gardens, views, and a house full of fabulous things. Ideal for families - great for picnics and walks. Indoor and outdoor activities. No pictures allowed inside.
The staff on the day were really rude. We didn't get given an option to gift aid or not it was just assumed that we would. The staff were rude when they told the person I was with to take off their bag without a please, just an unpleasant look like it was common sense to take your bag off inside the house itself. The only saving grace is that the place has deer who were more pleasant than the people I was giving money too. Shame really and I won't be recommending this place.
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