Day: December 17, 2015

Petworth House – a magical discovery of a golden age of English history.

Petworth House is now owned by the National Trust after crippling family death duties forced the gift to the Trust by the 3rd Lord Leconfield in 1947. Before this it had an illustrious history! The vast late 17th-century mansion is set in a beautiful 283-hectare (700-acre) deer park, landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown and immortalised in …

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