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Christmastime 3 at West Dean cropped LN

Visit Father Christmas
in West Dean Gardens

20 - 21 December
10am - 4.30pm
All slots sold out

Urgent Glasshouse Appeal

Glasshouse Appeal LN

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Gardening Short Courses, Lectures and Talks

Designing your own Garden Short Course
with Annie Guilfoyle
5 - 8 February 2015

Perfect for those who have a new garden with nothing in it, or an established garden they would like to make changes to. Learn the basics of site evaluation and the creation of a functional layout and planting plan. This can then be used as you plan and plant your own garden.

To book, please click here.

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BBC2 Great British Garden Revival featuring West Dean Gardens


Gardens Restaurant June

Gardens, Shop and Restaurant

Gardens Restaurant

Click here to view our Christmas Lunch Menu
Full Menu still available.

November Special
Homemade Winter Soup with a Sandwich of your choice £8.00
Served between 12 - 3pm

Lunch Menu – available between 12 - 3pm


Homemade Cakes, Pastries, Cream Teas and Afternoon Teas available all day.

Weekend Breakfasts
Full English and Continental options available 9am till noon every weekend and bank holidays.

Enjoy an inspirational day out visiting West Dean Gardens. A rare oasis of beauty and tranquillity in the heart of the South Downs.

Gardens Shop
Treat yourself in the Gardens Shop. Gifts and plants to take home.

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Please call to make an appointment for groups and coaches of 15+ people. Supplementary charge for events. Tel: 01243 818210

RHS Members
RHS members FREE (except May - Sept). This offer applies to the main member and excludes events.