Remember remember the fifth of November …

For me, Cowdray House in Midhurst, West Sussex, is one of this country’s most beautiful and desolate ruins.  It seems such a elegant facade and from a distance, appears almost perfect, that it seems positively sinful to have let it go to rack and ruin.  I guess, however, when you have a number of country estates…

Venerable Ruins – Cowdray

On leaving Cowdray ruins this past May I asked my husband, what he thought and all he could say was “sad”. I asked why, and the response was “…this house should still be great” and I have to agree. Cowdray is one of England’s most important early Tudor houses and was visited by Queen Elizabeth I…