©

Petworth trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Petworth

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  West Sussex  /  Petworth
(4.4/5 based on 850 reviews for 7 attractions)
Things to do: museums, wineries, nightlife
Petworth is a small town and civil parish in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It is located at the junction of the A272 east-west road from Heathfield to Winchester and the A283 Milford to Shoreham-by-Sea road. Some twelve miles (21 km) to the south west of Petworth along the A285 road lies Chichester and the south-coast. The parish includes the settlements of Byworth and Hampers Green and covers an area of 2690ha. In 2001 the population of the parish was 2,775 persons living in 1,200 households of whom 1326 were economically active.HistoryThe town is mentioned in Domesday Book. It is best known as the location of the stately home Petworth House, the grounds of which (known as Petworth Park) are the work of Capability Brown. The house and its grounds are now owned and maintained by the National Trust.In the early 17th century, the question of Petworth's status as an honour or a town came up when the Attorney General charged William Levett of Petworth, Gent., son of Anthony Levett, with "having unlawfully usurped divers privileges within the town of Petworth, which was parcel of the Honour of Arundel." William Levett's son Nicholas became rector of Westbourne, West Sussex.
Use our world travel planner: Petworth and all its delights await.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Petworth

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Petworth

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Petworth:
Museums, sightseeing, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, childrens museums, wildlife areas
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, nightlife, parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Wildlife areas, nightlife, parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, fun & games, museums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to West Sussex

8 days in Southeast England BY A USER FROM IRELAND June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Southern England BY A USER FROM IRELAND June, culture, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Southern England BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Chichester, Dorset & Tintagel BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Crawley & Maidstone BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Chichester BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom & Dublin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Worthing & Oxford BY A USER FROM POLAND January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Crawley BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Crawley BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in England BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News