Parks, Gardens and Wildlife
Whether you’re naturally outdoorsy or looking for a countryside retreat from the city, there are plenty of choices to get fresh air in and around Petworth. Explore the rolling hills of the South Downs to spot wildlife or visit manicured lawns and perfectly landscaped gardens of nearby stately homes.
The South Downs National Park
Bird watching in West Sussex
When you first set eyes on Petworth House and the large park surround, it is no wonder why this landscape became such an inspiration for English Romantic painters like Turner.
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Nearby Gardens and Wildlife Experiences
Just beyond the town walls you can find an extraordinary range of stately homes and wild landscapes to explore. It’s time to break in your walking boots!