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The Walled Garden at Cowdray

The Walled Garden at Cowdray

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The Walled Garden at Cowdray

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  • A magical walled garden wedding venue
  • Located in the grounds of the Cowdray Ruins
  • Licensed for civil wedding ceremonies
  • Indoor and outdoor ceremony options
  • Renowned external caterers Caper and Berry
  • Venue exclusively yours on your wedding day
  • With a dedicated wedding planning team
  • An historic and charming venue

The Walled Garden at Cowdray is a charming and historic wedding venue that offers a perfectly quintessential backdrop to your wedding day. This exclusive-use venue is set within the grounds of the famous Cowdray Ruins and offers a private and elegant space for you to celebrate your nuptials with your loved ones.

On a sunny summer's day you can say your vows surrounded by the delicate scent of roses in the outdoor wedding pavilion or alternatively indoors in the authentic red bricked Castle Room. You will be blown away by the tantalisingly delicious cuisine that the caterers Caper and Berry produce, before dancing the night away in this truly magical setting.


The Walled Garden is said to have been a Tudor Pleasure Garden which was frequented by the likes of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Within the garden you will see arbours, fresh herbs, fruit trees, herbaceous boarders with brick walls and turf benches. All of these are reflections of a Tudor Pleasure Garden. Having been lovingly restored to its former glory The Walled Garden is once again bursting with flowers, lavender walk ways and ancient orchards.


The Castle Room

The Walled Garden has two large rooms that are suitable for a magnitude of celebrations. Exposed brickwork complements the wooden fittings and the whitewashed walls, ensuring this space is picture perfect for your wedding day.

Civil ceremony capacity - 120 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 120 guests
Evening reception capacity - 120 guests

The Courtyard Room

The Courtyard Room is graced with beautiful Georgian windows that are framed by large flower urns. Light floods in from the west which exposes the natural brick work detailing and casts dancing shadows over the subtle cream walls as the sun goes down. An elegant handmade iron wedding arch completes the room and looks simply stunning when dressed with a trellis of delicate flowers.

The Pavilion

The charming gardens are brimming with English elegance, scented roses are in abundance and manicured lawns perfectly set the scene for an outdoor wedding ceremony.

Civil ceremony capacity - 120 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 120 guests
Evening reception capacity - 120 guests


The team at The Walled Garden know how important the food is to you. With this in mind they use the services of the renowned caterer Caper and Berry. Caper and Berry pride themselves on providing delicious food that is also visually a work of art. The ingredients are sourced locally ensuring the finished dishes are fresh and visually stunning.

Caper and Berry provide an exceptional service from start to finish, offering innovative dishes that can create nostalgic moments or evoke special memories. Your vision of the day is extremely important to them and they will be thrilled to discuss your individual requirements in detail.


Within the stunning grounds of the estate you will find a selection of luxurious holiday cottages and a golf lodge. Please contact the wedding team directly to acquire pricing and further information.

If you love the idea of getting married at this exclusive venue then please use the contact buttons below and to the right to get in touch with the wedding team directly.

The Walled Garden
Riverground Stables
Cowdray Park
West Sussex
GU29 9AL
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