Cowdray House

Cowdray Park, Midhurst (West Sussex) GU29 OAY Map · Telephone · Website
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About Cowdray House

Cowdray House sits at the heart of the Cowdray Estate and is an idyllic setting for your very special wedding day. Whether you are looking to host a large reception or a more intimate gathering, you will find a truely spectacular venue coupled with all the warmth of a family home.

The House can host wedding ceremonies both inside and outside, overlooking the South Downs. The magnificent Buck Hall is at the heart of the house, and includes many original features. It has a vaulted ceiling with an impressive fireplace as a main centrepiece. The hall can accommodate up to 150 for a wedding breakfast and for a bigger celebration, the adjoining croquet lawn is large enough for at least 350 guests. 

In addition to Buck Hall, we have three other rooms that can be used for drinks receptions including our beautifully decorated library and drawing room which lead out onto the terrace and croquet lawn.

Within the house, there are 22 stunning ensuite bedrooms and two single rooms, sleeping a minimum of 44 people. We also have additional accommodation on the Estate, including four pretty cottages and a Golf Lodge, which are available to hire. From a leisure point of view the house can offer an indoor and outdoor pool, tennis court, billiards and bowling alley. Guests can also enjoy polo, golf, clay pigeon shooting and other country pursuits on the Estate.

As part of the wider Cowdray Estate, we have additional venues including Capron House and Cowdray Park Golf Club – offering bespoke wedding packages.

  • Beautiful and historic country house steeped in history, built in mid-19th century
  • Rolling grounds, manicured lawns overlooking beautiful views of the South Downs
  • Capacity to hold up to 150 guests and 350 in a marquee on the croquet lawn
  • 22 beautifully interior designed, newly refurbished ensuite bedrooms
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis court, bowling alley and access to all the extensive facilities Cowdray estate has to offer
  • Located in West Sussex on the outskirts of Midhurst, within easy reach of London and its airports
Guests Dancing in Wood Panelled Dining Room
Guests Dancing in Wood Panelled Dining Room
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Cowdray House
Cowdray House - South Lawn
Cowdray House - South Lawn
Arriving in Style
Arriving in Style
Cowdray Estate
Cowdray Estate
Cowdray House
Cowdray House
View to the Car Park
View to the Car Park
Ceremony on Croquet Lawn
Ceremony on Croquet Lawn
Wedding Ceremony on South Lawns
Wedding Ceremony on South Lawns
Wedding Ceremony - Buck Hall
Wedding Ceremony - Buck Hall
Ceremony in Buck Hall
Ceremony in Buck Hall
Bride and Bridesmaids
Bride and Bridesmaids
Bride and Groom at Cherry Walk
Bride and Groom at Cherry Walk
Bride and Groom in Gardens
Bride and Groom in Gardens
The Girls on South Lawns
The Girls on South Lawns
Drinks Reception
Drinks Reception
Buck Hall
Buck Hall
Wedding Breakfast
Wedding Breakfast
Buck Hall
Buck Hall
Wedding Breakfast in Buck Hall
Wedding Breakfast in Buck Hall
Guests enjoying the Wedding Breakfast
Guests enjoying the Wedding Breakfast
Table Settings in Buck Hall
Table Settings in Buck Hall
Spring Flowers in Buck Hall
Spring Flowers in Buck Hall
Buck Hall - Wedding Breakfast
Buck Hall - Wedding Breakfast
Buck Hall
Buck Hall
Cherry Tree Walk
Cherry Tree Walk
Cowdray Lake
Cowdray Lake
Autumnal Colours by Lake at Cowdray House
Autumnal Colours by Lake at Cowdray House
The Drawing Room
The Drawing Room
The Morning Room
The Morning Room
Diamond Bedroom
Diamond Bedroom
Crystal Bedroom
Crystal Bedroom
Diamond Bathroom
Diamond Bathroom
Green Jade Bedroom
Green Jade Bedroom
Golden Topaz Bedroom
Golden Topaz Bedroom
Diamond Bedroom Terrace
Diamond Bedroom Terrace
Billiards Room
Billiards Room
Indoor Swimming Pool
Indoor Swimming Pool
Dancing
Dancing
Outdoor Pool
Outdoor Pool
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Cowdray House 44
Sparkler Exit
Sparkler Exit
Cowdray House by night
Cowdray House by night
Guests Dancing in Wood Panelled Dining Room
Guests Dancing in Wood Panelled Dining Room
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Cowdray House
Cowdray House - South Lawn
Cowdray House - South Lawn

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  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
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    Hannah & Jonny · Married on 25/08/2018

    5.0
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    Thank you for making our wedding day so special!

    We had the most fantastic wedding day at Cowdray!

    Suzie and Jo were superb and thank you to everyone at Cowdray for making our wedding day so special.

    No effort was spared to ensure our comfort and the professional support and help was hugely appreciated and helped make the occasion very special for us all.

    Thank you for all your thoughtful and considerate care.

    Sent on 07/09/2018
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    Sarah & Chris · Married on 09/12/2017

    5.0
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      5.0
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    Wonderful weekend

    Thank you for a wonderful weekend - we had an absolutely perfect wedding at Cowdray and we will cherish the memories forever

    Sent on 08/02/2018
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    Carly & James · Married on 02/12/2017

    5.0
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    A perfect day

    Thank you for all you have done to make our wedding day so spectacular. It was a perfect day

    Sent on 08/02/2018

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Cowdray House FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Exclusive Use
    In the Country
    Stately Home
    Civil Ceremony Licence
    Outdoor License
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Corkage Option
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Marquee Available
    Dance Floor
    Live Band Facilities
    Evening Reception Facilities
    DJ Facilities
    Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
  • Overnight Accommodation:
    Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
    Overnight Accommodation for Guests
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Venue Leisure Facilities:
    Swimming Pool
  • Other Features:
    Car Parking
    Helipad

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