Situated amongst beautiful Sussex countryside, Petworth offers endless places for families to get outside, run and explore and places where the past is brought to life. Petworth House and Park is a must-visit, with the wide-open spaces of parkland and ancient trees making a perfect playground – will you spot the herd of deer that live in the park? Explore the winding lanes of the town and see what treasures can be found in the welcoming cafes.

See a working waterwheel power an 18th century beam pump and explore an enchanting riverside heritage site. An exhibition explains the history of Coultershaw – the early use of water power and the installation in 1782 of a pump to…

a photo showing a pretty cobbled street in Petworth, West Sussex

Petworth is a quaint, typically English market town within easy reach of London which is famed for its antique shops

Parham House

One of the country’s finest Elizabethan houses, set at the foot of the South Downs in Pulborough, West Sussex.

A view of The National Trust's Petworth Park

Petworth House boasts an extraordinary collection of art and sculpture and stunning state rooms, set in beautiful grounds and parklands.