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Petworth House and Park
Petworth House and Park
Address: Petworth
Postcode: GU28 0AE
Telephone: 01798 343929
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Description
Magnificent country house and park with an internationally important art collection

The vast late 17th-century mansion is set in a beautiful 283-hectare (700-acre) deer park, landscaped by 'Capability' Brown and immortalised in Turner's paintings.

Inside, the house contains the National Trust's finest collection of pictures, with numerous works by Turner, Van Dyck, Reynolds and Blake, ancient and Neo-classical sculpture, fine furniture and carvings by Grinling Gibbons.

The servants' quarters contain fascinating kitchens (including a copper batterie de cuisine of more than 1,000 pieces) and other service rooms.

On weekdays additional rooms in the house are open by kind permission of Lord and Lady Egremont.

Don't miss

    Discover the National Trust's largest painting and sculpture collection
    See the 'Leconfield Aphrodite', a sculpture from fourth century BC
    Year-round horticultural interest in the Pleasure Ground
    Explore the magnificent park, landscaped by 'Capability' Brown
    Magnificent historic kitchens with 1,000 copper pots and moulds
    Find the largest herd of fallow deer in England

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