Weddings at The Walled Garden

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A Stunning Wedding Venue

The Walled Garden at Cowdray is a historic and charming setting for weddings and celebrations. Surrounded by beautiful, private gardens and set against the stunning backdrop of Cowdray Ruins and Lawns polo pitches in the West Sussex Countryside. Whether you wish for an intimate occasion with 10 guests or a lavish celebration for up to 100, The Walled Garden is an ideal wedding venue to start your married journey.

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Enjoy your special day

The Cowdray team at the Walled Garden are here to help with every aspect of your special day. Whether your party is an intimate gathering of close friends or a larger, more elaborate celebration.

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Make your day your own

Catering is one of the most important aspects of any wedding. Cowdray are proud to work with carefully chosen caterers at The Walled Garden, including our in-house caterer, The Yellow Kitchen.

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Winter Wedding Packages

A year-round venue, The Walled Garden at Cowdray is a historic and charming setting for weddings and celebrations. Click on the button below to download our exclusive Winter Weddings Package document and find out how the Events team at Cowdray, alongside our in-house caterers, The Yellow Kitchen, are here to bring your wedding dreams to life in this unique and wonderful setting.

Married at The

Walled Garden

The Walled Garden is licensed for ceremonies in the beautiful gardens underneath the wooden pergola, in the Castle Room and Courtyard Room.

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proudly working with

Carefully chosen caterers

The Dressing Room

The most relaxing space to get ready together

The Dressing Room

Located upstairs looking out over The Walled Garden, The Dressing Room is available from 9am on the morning of your wedding. With stunning natural light and plenty of space to prepare for your special day.

The Courtyard Room

A space for indoor ceremonies and Dancing

The Courtyard Room

Our Courtyard Room is a favourite among our couples for both ceremonies and dancing. With its stunning exposed stone walls, the space feels light and airy.

The Castle Room

The Wedding Breakfast

The Castle Room

The Castle Room , named after its stunning views over Cowdray Ruins can accommodate up ​to 100 guests for a wedding breakfast and has a standing capacity for up to 130 evening guests.

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Kind words from our couples


August 2022

Aneesa & Ollie

"From start to finish the experience was incredible. The venue itself is absolutely stunning. We started the morning in the lovely and spacious bridal suite where me and all 5 bridesmaids had enough space to get ready and start the festivities! It was exactly the chilled out vibe we wanted for our ceremony. Couldn't recommend it highly enough!"

April 2023

Dave & Louise

"It was such a great day. The team were excellent throughout the whole process in all aspects. We would highly recommend the venue. The venue itself has the huge garden and two rooms so you get the best of both, and you are allowed so much flexibility that you can make it your own special day."

August 2021

Emma & Eric

"Thank you ever so much for all of your help with our wedding, we had a truly fantastic day and your team was amazing. The venue is stunning but all of your hard work, dedication and professionalism make it a magical experience for any couples getting married there."

Arrange a show round with

Hannah Fullagar

Hannah joined the Cowdray team in October 2019. With an extensive background in the leisure and events industries, she’s passionate about helping people find the perfect location for any event, from intimate ceremonies to larger celebrations. When she’s not showing couples around the beautiful gardens, Hannah keeps busy with dance classes and home interiors projects.

Make the celebrations last even longer


We understand that your wedding planning involves much more than just selecting the perfect venue. That’s why we also have a range of accommodations for you and your guests. We also offer a discount to couples and their guests who have booked their wedding with us, contact us on to find out more.*
*Excludes Treehouses.

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    Discover The Walled Garden on our virtual tour

    Open the door to The Walled Garden and step into a beautiful, historic gem that dates back to 1550, located next to the iconic Cowdray Ruins and Cowdray's picturesque polo pitches. The garden rooms consist of two spacious reception rooms and a first-floor suite, the Dressing Room; at its centre is a flourishing walled garden featuring many floral delights including lavender, roses and cherry trees.

    Highly Commended Venue

    The Wedding Industry Awards

    Highly Commended Venue

    We are absolutely delighted that The Walled Garden has been Highly Commended at The Wedding Industry Regional Awards in the Historic Venue category.

    Thank you to all our wonderful couples who took the time to vote for us. The Wedding Industry Awards

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