Benbow Pond Walk at Cowdray Estate, Midhurst Midhurst England, GU29 0AZ

Benbow Pond in Easebourne, just outside the centre of Midhurst and close to the A272 is a picturesque picnic stop where you’ll meet the resident ducks, swans, geese and other bird life and is part of the Cowdray Estate.  …

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Benbow Pond in Easebourne, just outside the centre of Midhurst and close to the A272 is a picturesque picnic stop where you’ll meet the resident ducks, swans, geese and other bird life and is part of the Cowdray Estate.

 

From the pond, a circular walk takes you to the Deer Park where you’ll find the Queen Elizabeth Oak, thought to be around 850-1,000 years old.

 

Parking is available. Postcode GU28 0AZ.

 

Images: George Gunn/Cowdray Estate

 

 

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