Press: Sunday Telegraph - Light Up Trails at Cowdray

ESTATE, WEST SUSSEX November 24, 2021 – January 1, 2022 This year, Light Up Trails will present a mile-long light trail to illuminate the historic Cowdray Estate in the South Downs National Park. Inspired by the theme of “joy”, light art showpieces include artist Benjamin Clegg’s surreal Rainbow in the Dark and Tudor Christmas, which will illuminate Cowdray’s ruins, once one of England’s most important early Tudor houses.

Other scenes will include an enchanting Star Drop Wood, a festive Snow Globe, and a Tree of Joy and Written in the Stars, which provides visitors with the opportunity to write per- sonal illuminated messages. Light Up Trails founders Libby Battaglia and Lucinda Croft previously presented a light trail at the Wiston Estate in nearby Pulborough.

“There’s something elemental about a light in the darkness that draws us to it,”

says Libby.

“On a dark night, the presence of light brings us together and makes us feel closer. In the hands of artists, that becomes a magical thing, showing us the way and reacting to our feelings and emotions.”

Adult tickets from £20;

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Christmas at Cowdray is revealed as darkness falls from December 1st to December 31st, 2022, with time slots every 15 minutes from 4:15pm. Last ticket entry 7:30m.

Peak Adult  Light Trail: £22
(£25 On the Day)
4:15pm to  6:15pm
16 years and over
Peak Child  Light Trail: £15
(£18 on the day)
4:15pm to  6:15pm
2 - 15 years
Peak  Family Light Trail: £70
(£75 On the Day)
4:15pm to  6:15pm
2 Adults +  2 Children
Off-peak Adult Light Trail: £20
(£22 On the Day)
6:30pm to 7:30pm
16 years and over
Off-peak Child Light Trail: £12.50
(£15 On the Day)
6:30pm to 7:30pm
2-15 years
Off-peak Family Light Trail: £65
(£75 On the Day)
6:30pm to 7:30pm
2 Adults + 2 Children
Santas Grotto Child: £15
(£ on the day)
3:00pm to  7:00pm
pre bookings only
Santas Grotto Adult: £7.50
(£ on the day)
3:00pm to 7:00pm
pre bookings only
Please note ticket price does NOT include parking
Premium on-site Parking: £8
(£10 on the day)
4:15pm to 7:30pm
1 parking  space for 2 hours, pre-booked only
Ticket price breakdown

All ticket prices include See Tickets Booking Fee.  Parking is not included in the ticket price and reserved parking in our designated car parks is optional.
Please see FAQs about Parking here.

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