Petworth is located in the South Downs National Park, just over an hour’s drive from London and half an hour from the South Coast. Both the A283 and the A272 pass through the village.
The closest train station is in Pulborough – from there, visitors can hire a car for the remaining 5¼ miles or catch the No. 1 Stagecoach service, which passes through the station.
For those arriving by air, the closest airports are London Gatwick (40 minutes drive), London Heathrow (1 hour drive) or Southampton Airport (1 hour drive).