Discover Petworth - the beautiful Market Town set in the heart of the South Downs, West Sussex

Antiques in Petworth

Known as the “Antiques Centre of the South” Petworth has a history of being a centre for antique dealing that goes back centuries and is a vibrant industry in the town to this day

Set in the heart of the South Downs National Park, Petworth is a beautiful, vibrant and quintessential English market town. Probably home to more antique shops than any other town in the south of England it is a magnet for visitors, collectors and the antiques trade from all over the country and abroad. Whether you are moving, refurbishing or just after that special statement piece there is a very good chance you will find it in Petworth. Although its reputation is built on antiques, some of our Dealers have crossed the great divide and now provide a choice to reflect the current day trend of mixing old with new, highlighting both to their advantage.

Within a walking distance of half a mile radius there are 24 antique and interior design shops to make your mouth water. Just outside the town there are several galleries in beautiful rural premises and can be found within this site.

Antique dealers in Petworth are members of The Petworth Antique And Decorative Arts association (PAADA), an organization that represents the vast majority of the many antique shops, centers, dealers and interior designers in Petworth. As Petworth changes and evolves, we have been fortunate to retain our long established quality dealers, members of the London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association (LAPADA) or the British Antique Dealers Association (BADA). At the same time there a number of young, cutting edge, fashion conscious dealers selling mid-century modern and bespoke designer furniture.