PETWORTH HOUSE AND PARK

Petworth House and Park, West Sussex

Located at the town of Petworth, north of Chichester in West Sussex, is Petworth House and Park a 17th century National Trust property with a Deer Park designed by 'Capability' Brown. Petworth is approximately 35 miles from Portsmouth.

Rebuilt in 1688 from the original manor house and modernised in the 1870's, Petworth House, now a National Trust property, has been the home of the Percy family, the Earls of Northumberland. Petworth also has a 700 acre Deer Park which boasts the largest herd of Fallow Deer in the country.

Both the house along with it's Pleasure Garden and the Deer Park, can be visited by the public. To view the house you need a ticket, but the Deer Park can be visited free of charge. The parkland at Petworth was designed by the renowned landscape architect Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. You can find