From heritage hotspots, art galleries and festivals to stately homes and deer parks, Petworth has plenty to offer when it comes to history and heritage.

Explore the beautiful and historic cobbled streets of Petworth town centre before venturing to one of its many attractions. Whether it’s Petworth House and Park or Petworth’s art galleries and antique shops, you’ll be transported to a time gone by in this fascinating historic market town.

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…

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

Petworth Cottage Museum

The museum is a Leconfield Estate worker’s cottage restored and furnished as it might have been in about 1910, when Mrs. Mary Cummings lived in 346. The museum also has a rare collection of Petworth Goss China. The museum is staffed by volunteer…

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.

Pulborough to Petworth

Walk across the Arun Valley and Greensand Hills from Pulborough to the attractive market town of Petworth, with one of the National Trust’s finest properties.

An image showing St Mary the Virgin Church at Upwaltham, West Sussex

  Situated between Chichester and Petworth, this tiny Grade 1 listed twelfth century drovers’ church lies in a stunningly beautiful valley on the South Downs. Cardinal Manning, a previous incumbent and subsequently Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, described it as “very…