Welcome to Cowdray Explore a unique country estate in West Sussex

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A holistic Estate which cares about the land

Cowdray is a dynamic and progressive Estate. As a destination Cowdray offers a range of premium country pursuits from golf on our Championship course, our award winning clay-pigeon shooting school, fly fishing on the river Rother, walking, cycling, riding, polo, both spectating and learning to play, to hospitality at the Farm Shop & Café, holiday cottages, wedding venues and the stunning Cowdray House, set at the heart of the Estate, available for private stays and events.


Halloween at Cowdray Ruins

Enjoy a fun experience for the whole family at the historic Cowdray Ruins this Halloween. Step back in time with our knights in armour, visit the birds of prey, listen to some spooky stories and follow the Jackdaw Trail.

Learn something new

Fermentation Workshop

This ‘walk and talk’ workshop will teach you how to identify the best of the British seasons and hopes to inspire you to get out into your hedgerows and safely and confidently make the most of what you find.


Family Foraging Walk

Connect with nature on this autumnal family foraging walk with Cowdray’s Forager.


Christmas at Cowdray

An illuminated, after-dark festive light trail inspired by the theme of ‘Joy’, is coming to the Estate this festive season.

Fine food and produce at

Cowdray Farm Shop

The Farm Shop has a traditional butchery, a well stocked deli and a wide range of carefully selected artisan products which are sourced from local suppliers as well as other producers further afield.

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Meet the team
The Cowdray Farm Shop

So many places to

Stay at Cowdray


Cowdray House

With 22 luxurious bedrooms, gorgeous reception rooms including the magnificent Buck Hall, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a bowling alley and a tennis court, we are sure you and your guests will have a stay to remember.

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Enjoy a stay in our

Benbow Pond Holiday Cottages

Nestled behind Benbow Pond are four luxury holiday cottages with an extensive range of outdoor pursuits and leisure activities on the doorstep, along with a myriad of footpaths. Perfect for couples and families, the Cottages lend themselves to a long weekend away, allowing guests to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, or a longer stay...

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The perfect couple's retreat

The Bothy

Sleeping two, The Bothy is perfect for those looking to enjoy a cosy weekend getaway. Roll out of bed and into a luxurious roll-top bath, before heading outside and taking in the stunning views over Cowdray Estate and the South Downs.

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Not just for golfers

The Lodge

Providing Bed and Breakfast, ensuites bedrooms at The Lodge are open to everyone, not just golfers. Overlooking the Polo Grounds and Cowdray Ruins and located opposite Cowdray Golf Club, ideal for those who wish to tee-off at sunrise or catch some polo during the summer months. Sleeps up to 16 guests.

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Enjoy the taste of local produce

Eat at Cowdray

Enjoy home-cooked food at our

Farm Shop Café

Our Farm Shop Café is the perfect location to enjoy our home cooked food. We take great care sourcing local ingredients wherever possible and all food, including our delicious cakes, is made on-site.

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The 19th Hole

Sunday Lunch

Enjoy a delicious Sunday Lunch at Cowdray’s 19th Hole, put together by our Head Chef Jon Lander. Cowdray Roasts are made using the finest local ingredients and served with all of your favourite trimmings. Located at Cowdray Golf Club and open to all, not just golfers.

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On the go

Cowdray Express

Situated across from Cowdray Farm Shop & Café, Cowdray Express suits those who are ‘on the go’, serving a variety of healthy snacks and refreshments. (Hours may vary depending upon seasons.)


Afternoon Tea

A Cowdray Afternoon Tea serves a traditional menu combination of delicious savoury sandwiches such as home baked ham to delicately smoked salmon with cream cheese to sweet cakes, macarons, brandy snaps and scones using the best local and Estate produce freshly prepared daily.

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16,500 acres of

The Cowdray Estate

Our team strive to create a symbiotic existence between the old and the new through good stewardship of the landscape, holistic management of the land, thorough understanding of wildlife, landscape conservation and a strong estate community.

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Weddings, Celebrations, Corporate

Plan your Cowdray Event

Cowdray House Exclusive Venue Cowdray Estate

Cowdray house

Available for exclusive use, and offering complete privacy, Cowdray House is a stunning location for a range of events including weddings, celebrations and corporates. Cowdray House lends itself to large parties as well.

Cowdray Estate Weddings at Cowdray

The Walled Garden

The historic and charming venue, which is located next to Cowdray Ruins, offers a diverse setting for any occasion and is available for a wide variety of events including weddings, ceremonies, birthdays and celebrations.


Exhilaration awaits at

A great Sporting estate

The home of British Polo

Cowdray Park Polo Club

The game of Polo has been played at Cowdray for over a century. Over 400 matches are played each season, with the highlight being the King Power Gold Cup for the British Open Championships. Spectators are welcome throughout the polo season which runs from April until September.

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Year-round golfing at

Cowdray Golf

A true Sussex sporting institution. Golf has been played on our scenic Cowdray Golf course for well over a century. Its combination of sandy soil with the latest in irrigation and sprinkler systems means superb conditions can be maintained throughout the year, making it a true all year round course.

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Expert tuition

Shooting at Hownhall

Nestled in the woods just north of Midhurst, Hownhall Shooting is an award-winning school that delivers professional shooting experiences to the complete novice up to the accomplished shot.

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The iconic

Cocking Shoot

The iconic Cocking Shoot has been included in the country’s top 10 shoots and is renowned for producing high birds in the spectacular setting of the South Downs.

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Relax & unwind

Wellbeing at Cowdray

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A haven of tranquility at

Cowdray Hall

Cowdray Hall hosts inspirational workshops and events, weekly classes and one-to-one therapy sessions focussing on all areas of self-development. Classes include Yoga, Pilates and Mindfulness.

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In expert hands at our

Therapy Rooms

Situated next to Cowdray Hall, our beautifully appointed Therapy Rooms provide an accessible but private space for therapists, consultants and their clients with Shiatsu, Osteopathy, Nutritional Therapy and more.

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Step back in time at

Cowdray Heritage

Cowdray Heritage is one of England’s most important early Tudor houses. Visited by King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I this impressive Tudor house was partially destroyed by fire in 1793. One tower remained intact and following a recent refurbishment is now a venue for art workshops, specialising in the Renaissance Period.

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