Cowdray Heritage

We are currently closed for conservation work. Opening Dates for 2018 will be announced shortly.

We welcome

Group Visits

Groups of 20 or more are usually welcome to visit Cowdray Heritage throughout the year, however the site is currently closed for conservation work.

Enjoy listening to our

Audio Tours

Hand-held audio tour-guides are included in the entry price to talk you around the building. There are three versions of the tour: General, Specialist and Children's.

Wonderful setting for


Picnics are welcome on our picnic benches or on the grass in front of the building. Cowdray Farm Shop & Café is nearby. Hot, cold drinks and ice creams are available from the Visitor Centre.

We are currently closed for conservation work

Admission Prices

Over 60's£5.50
Children (5-16)£3.75
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children)£16.00
Children under 5FREE
Carer of disabled personFREE

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Learn about the


With a history dating back to the early 1500's, Cowdray was in its heyday during the reign of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, both of whom visited and stayed at the house, with Henry VIII being a frequent visitor.

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A fabulous background for

Wedding photos

Cowdray Heritage is available for wedding or engagement photo shoots all year round. If you are getting married nearby we can also arrange to floodlight the ruins for you, creating a dramatic backdrop for your special day. For more information and to request a booking form please contact us.

Wedding photo ruins

Join our team of


We always welcome new volunteers to help run this nationally important Tudor nobleman’s house. If you enjoy meeting people and would like to learn new skills or share your skills and knowledge with us, please contact us.

Directions on

How to get here

Free parking for the first hour of your visit is available in North Street car park in Midhurst, by the bus station. There is a small hourly charge thereafter.

The sat nav postcode for the public car park is GU29 9DW.

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Cowdray Heritage

Access and


Access around the site is on uneven surfaces. There are steps and areas that are not level. We advise sensible footwear, and we reserve the right to prevent access to certain areas in bad weather or if there a risk to visitors.

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The use of


Please note that drones, UAVs, model planes and helicopters are not permitted into, or allowed to be used in or over the Heritage site and environs.

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A picturesque location for


Cowdray Heritage welcomes film crews however the site is currently closed for conservation work.

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The Tower Room

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