Nestled in the picturesque countryside of West Sussex, Cowdray Park is a destination that will captivate your senses and leave you with cherished memories. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature enthusiast, or simply seeking a serene getaway, Cowdray Park has something to offer for everyone.

Step back in time as you wander through the ruins of Cowdray House, a 16th-century Tudor mansion that once stood as a grand stately home. Discover the fascinating history of the house, which has played a role in significant events such as the visit of Queen Elizabeth I and the English Civil War. The stunning architecture and beautiful gardens make it a photographer’s paradise and a must-visit for history lovers.

For those who enjoy outdoor activities, Cowdray Park has plenty to offer. With over 16,500 acres of pristine countryside, you can explore the estate on foot, bike, or horseback. Take a leisurely stroll along the winding trails, breathe in the fresh country air, and revel in the breathtaking vistas of the South Downs National Park. If you’re a sports enthusiast, Cowdray Park is known for its world-class polo grounds, where you can witness thrilling polo matches or even take a polo lesson yourself!

Indulge your taste buds with a visit to the Cowdray Farm Shop, which offers a wide selection of local produce, including fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, and artisanal cheeses. Enjoy a delicious meal at the Cowdray Café, which serves up scrumptious homemade dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients.

And if you’re looking for a place to stay, Cowdray Park offers charming accommodation options, from luxurious suites at the Cowdray House to cozy cottages nestled in the estate’s tranquil surroundings.

With its rich history, natural beauty, and delightful offerings, Cowdray Park is a destination that promises an unforgettable experience. Whether you’re a history aficionado, an outdoor enthusiast, or simply seeking a serene getaway, Cowdray Park in West Sussex awaits your visit. Come and discover the magic of this hidden gem!

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Cowdray Estate
Cowdray Park
West Sussex
GU29 0AQ

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