Petworth House and Park

Petworth House and Park

Petworth, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU28 9LR

Petworth House is a 17th-century stately home inspired by the Baroque palaces of Europe. Set within the South Downs Dark Sky Reserve, Petworth House’s grand gardens and deer park make it a fantastic location for stargazing events and meteor shower observing.


Petworth House and Park is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Location events organiser

National Trust

National Trust organises events at this location

Please contact National Trust directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 13/06/24

    11° 94%
  • 13/06/24

    12° 89%
  • 14/06/24

    13° 55%
  • 14/06/24

    12° 41%

Weather forecast for Petworth (0.3 miles away) updated 13/06/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Practical Astronomy with Basingstoke Astronomical Society

    Thursday 13th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cliddesden Primary School, Basingstoke, RG25 2QU (26.8 miles away)

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  • Hampshire Astronomical Group monthly meeting

    Friday 14th June 2024 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Clanfield Memorial Hall, Clanfield, PO8 0RB (17.5 miles away)

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  • Worthing Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 19th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Emmanuel United Reformed Church - Worthing, Worthing, BN11 4SD (15.6 miles away)

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  • Summer Solstice with Lewes Astronomical Society

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:45pm to 22:30pm

    Malling Down Nature Reserve, Lewes, BN8 5RH (29.2 miles away)

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  • Crawley Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Haven Centre - Crawley Down, Crawley, RH10 4LJ (25.2 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Littleton Farm Campsite

    Upwaltham, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0LX (4.9 miles away)

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  • Foot of the Downs

    Fulking, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9LP (17.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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