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chilli 2015
Chilli Fiesta turns 20 in 2015!
7-9 August 2015

Celebrate with us! Join us for an exciting line up of entertainment, fireworks on Saturday and three day camping.

Garden Events 2015
Mother’s Day
Easter Egg Trail
House Opening
Design & Craft Fair
ChilliFiesta 2015
Apple Affair
Halloween Activities
Visit Father Christmas

Full detail and dates can be found here:

2015 Dates for your Diary



Gardening Short Courses, Lectures and Talks

Understanding and Practising No-Dig Gardening Course - Charles Dowding

8 March 2015

Perennial Geraniums - The Stalwarts of the Garden Lecture - Rosy Hardy
11 April 2015
(Garden Lectures include entry to the Gardens and lunch).

All our Gardening Short Courses and Lectures


BBC2 Glorious Gardens from Above featuring West Dean Gardens


Gardens Restaurant June

The Gardens, Restaurant and Shop are re-opening on Sunday 1 February 2015.

Relax in our Restaurant and enjoy home cooked food over looking the South Downs.

View our NEW menu here.


Treat yourself to a gift or plant in the Gardens Shop.

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

Please book in advance for groups of 15+ to qualify for the group rate. Extra charge for events.

The shop, restaurant and majority of the gardens are accessible to wheelchair users. Please contact us in advance to make the most of your visit.

Please keep dogs on a short lead at all times.