Cowdray House, West Sussex

Europe, United Kingdom

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Cowdray House, formerly the home of Lord & Lady Cowdray, is an outstanding venue now available for exclusive-use hire throughout the year. Located in the West Sussex countryside near Midhurst, it’s 16,500 acres offer total privacy and yet is easily accessible from London and its' airports.

Guests at Cowdray can enjoy polo, golf, clay pigeon shooting, fly fishing and other country pursuits all of which are available on the extensive Estate. There is also the opportunity to learn to play polo during the summer months at the recently launched Polo Academy or enjoy the fabulous leisure facilities including the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, billiards room, tennis court, cricket pitch, croquet lawn and even your own private bowling alley. Whether you are looking to host a large reception or a more intimate gathering, you will find a truly spectacular venue coupled with all the warmth of a family home. The house has 15 lavish bedrooms – each individually interior designed with comfortable king size beds and opulent en-suite bathrooms, and in April 2018 seven double en-suite bedrooms will be added to Cowdray's portfolio. 

Buck Hall with its barrel vaulted ceiling, minstrels gallery and splendid fireplace takes centre stage at the very core of the house and is ideally suited for entertaining. The elegant drawing room is one of three rooms which can be used for drinks receptions and other celebratory events. The main feature of the room is a magnificent carved marble fireplace while French doors lead to a croquet lawn and terrace, ideal for evening drinks in the Summer and the wonderful views of the South Downs.

Villa Information

Bedrooms: 15

Bathrooms: 15 

Facilities & Amenities: 

  • 15 luxury bedrooms, with 7 double en-suite bedrooms opening in April 2018. 
  • Indoor and Outdoor Swimming pool
  • Billiards Room
  • Bowling alley
  • Tennis Court
  • Vast amounts of entertaining space (inside and out)
  • Croquet Lawn
  • Summer House
  • Estate Golf Course

Services Included:

  •  Access to the house from 10:30am until Midnight

Services Available: 

  • Civil and religious ceremonies facility 
  • Ground hire for structures
  • damage deposit 


Day hire of the house from £6,000 per day 

Day hire of the North Wing from £725 per day  


Cowdray House, Cowdray Park, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0AY.

Nearest Airport – Gatwick 36 miles, Heathrow 44 miles.

Major town - Chichester 10 miles, Guildford 24 miles.    

Rental Rates

Prices from:

GBP 6,000 / per night

Price Guide

*Subject to reconfirmation



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