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Step inside the imposing 17th-century mansion and discover a treasure house filled with an internationally important art and sculpture collection.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Petworth House Church Street, Petworth GU28 0AE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very disappointed! Wonderful art collection but....very poorly lit (National Gallery don't have a problem with old masters!) No labelng at all on any exhibit apart from the original 17/18/19th century giltwork, not that there was light enough to read it. Very little furniture nor cjhina...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Arthur P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth a visit. Slightly tricky if one is disabled but they are working on getting that right. The art works are fabulous. Worth hearing the talks.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jjpot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today because I am a member and I had been given a free one day pass for a friend. On arrival the lady at reception was lovely as I struggled to find the free pass on my phone. She explained everything and was lovely....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my first visit to Petworth House and it didn’t disappoint The servants quarters including the kitchens were particularly interesting and is a must visit before entering the main house. Here there are a myriad of paintings ranging from Turner to Van dyke to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very good day out especially if you love art. Petworth House is packed full of paintings. I found the servants section of the house particularly interesting. The guides in each room were very knowledgeable and approachable they answered all our questions. The grounds are...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank StephyJeffs
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only did the walk around the Park. There is a free walkers entrance from a side street which takes you through a underpass to a side entrance gate. The park is picturesque and pleasant walking. with some interesting features. Be aware there are no...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank GZOOOM
Reviewed 1 week ago

This an extremely beautiful house. It is full of works of art. Paintings by a Turner, sculptures, antique furniture. The painted staircase was one of my favourite parts of the house. Lots of helpful volunteers throughout the house, giving interesting facts about the rooms.The park...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ec052018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to visit and just walk around the Park, there are a few car parking spaces in a lay-by on Tillington Road (A272) where you can park for free. From here you have easy access to the Upper Pond and a good rear...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SnowyywonS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with a walk in. the stunning parkland to see the deer, then for lunch in the courtyard . Good soup and bread as I have come to expect. from the NT. The house was only a short tour but some charming room guides...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are quite a few rooms on the visit (although only the ground floor of the house is open to visitors), most of which are filled with acres of old paintings. But the overall effect is "art by the square metre" rather than a collection...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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pally999
26 May 2018|
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Response from Petworth H | Property representative |
Hi pally999, the Pleasure Grounds, that has the Ionic Rotunda, Doric Temple and the woodland paths between the car park and Petworth House is included within the entry price. The Deer Park is free to enter but you will be... More
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Trish B
25 November 2017|
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Response from Petworth H | Property representative |
Hi there, over the winter months we carry out a deep clean of the rooms and the collection and that does mean taking certain items out of display for further care. Our Christmas event, A Grand Tour Christmas opens on... More
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Becky G
15 October 2017|
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Response from markyargyle | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid not - there is a booth at the start of the gardens to get in and then quite a long walk to the café.
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