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Baronial Court

West Sussex, England

Price On Application – from £14,600 per night
Sleeps 46 + 29 people

Baronial Court is a magnificent historic country residence set in a 16,500 acre private estate, nestled in the glorious West Sussex countryside with idyllic rural views over the South Downs. The ancestral home of Lord and Lady Cowdray, this stunning home offers elegant interiors and refined country living, with fabulous spaces to dine, entertain or simply escape. The 22 double bedrooms – with an additional 2 single bedrooms – are individually designed and beautifully furnished, with luxurious bathrooms throughout, and there is the option to increase capacity to a total of 80 guests using the cottages within the estate. Enjoy fabulous leisure opportunities including the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Billiards room, tennis court and even your own private bowling alley, along with numerous country pursuits in the Estate. Whether you are looking to host a lavish banquet, a blue-chip board meeting or an elegant country house wedding, you will find a truly spectacular venue coupled with all the warmth of a family home, creating a perfect setting for special celebrations, events or luxurious family stays.

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Baronial Court's stunning lounge


Baronial Court is set in a stunning 16,500 acre estate in West Sussex, overlooking the beautiful South Downs National Parks, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house, as it is seen today, dates back to 1875, when the Keeper’s Lodge was rebuilt as Baronial Court. The estate was purchased in 1909 by Sir Weetman Dickinson Pearson, who became Viscount Cowdray in 1917. The Estate remains in the Pearson family to this day, most recently the family home of the 4th Viscount and Viscountess Cowdray, who have extensively restored and refurbished Baronial Court to become one of the most luxurious exclusive-use venues in the South West.

One of Baronial Court' beautiful bedroom suites


Baronial Court offers some of the most luxurious accommodation of any property in England, with stunning State Rooms all affording beautiful views over the grounds. The 22 double and 2 single bedrooms are elegantly furnished with only the very best linen and ultra-comfortable mattresses. Enjoy the exclusive use of the extensive leisure facilities and vast grounds, with a plethora of activities and walks from your doorstep.

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View the beautiful photographs of this elegant country retreat here, including the 24 luxurious bedrooms, stunning reception rooms including the magnificent Buck Hall, the wood panelled Dining Room, the light and airy Drawing Room and beautiful grounds with all their leisure amenities ….

Prices to stay at Baronial Court


Find out more about prices to rent this luxury country estate on an exclusive use basis here, with 24 bedrooms in the main house and housekeeping included, with the option to use all of the estate’s cottages to enable accommodation for up to 80 guests.


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Host your large party at Baronial Court


  • Dining space for up to 150
  • Drinks receptions for up to 300
  • Marquee space for 350-600
  • Large grounds over 100 acres
  • Estate totalling 16,500 acres
  • Private lake
  • Tennis court
  • Full size snooker table
  • Bowling alley
  • Indoor & Outdoor swimming pools

Baronial Court' full sized snooker table

Services & Activities

We can arrange a wide variety of additional services at Baronial Court:

  • Private chef/caterers
  • Wine and bar service
  • Concierge service
  • Full event/wedding planning service
  • Spa treatments
  • Helicopter transfers
  • Team building events

The gardens of Baronial Court

In the area

Baronial Court is located in the heart of the beautiful 16,500 acre Baronial Court Estate, nestled in the South Downs National Park near the market town of Midhurst, West Sussex. The House is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes from London, with easy access to the A3, A272 and the M27.

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“Words cannot describe what an amazing weekend we have had in this fabulous house, especially in a setting like Baronial Court. Thank you for your hospitality and meticulous execution. A once in a lifetime experience and certainly never to be forgotten.”

Becky and Peter


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