Petworth is situated in West Sussex. The town itself is relatively small, but nonetheless charming, with plenty to recommend it. One of the best known sights in the area is Petworth House and the surrounding Petworth Park. The house as well as the estate grounds are now maintained by the National Trust. Individuals visiting the area will certainly want to make a stop by the house and grounds. Visitors will find the area is fairly easy to reach from other towns. There are several shops, eateries and accommodations in Petworth and the immediate vicinity.
Petworth is an English town that is relatively small and it is located within the district of Chichester within West Sussex. Petworth is classed as a civil parish. This town is located near the junction on the A272, which is the east western road that runs from Winchester to Heathfield. The town of Chichester is located about twelve miles to the south west.
The local parish includes areas such as Byworth and Hampers Green. The town of Petworth covers an area of about six thousand six hundred and forty four acres and it has a population of about two thousand seven hundred, which live, in the one thousand two hundred houses that make up the town. Most of the population are economically.
There is a group that practices amateur dramatics and they meet within the town and they are commonly referred to as Petworth Players. The town has been the base for the Petworth Town Band and they have been here for over one hundred years. There is also a group of amateur woodwind and brass players and in fact there are about forty members of the group. The group meets and rehearses every week and they can often be seen playing within the local areas and also within local events.
There is a massive funfair held within the town every year on the twentieth of November. This funfair is held as part of the day that is St Edmunds. The market square is shut off to traffic during this time.