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George Charman scale model website

George Charman Artichoke House talk and site specific installation Click here for more information
Image: Scale model of Artichoke House 1:100
Visual Arts Blog


Grow! Cook! Eat!
4 - 5 October 2014
10.30am - 5pm

For Early Bird Prices

Experience the best of the British harvest in the award-winning gardens with cooking and gardening theatres, children's activities, stalls and live folk music.

Halloween event at West Dean

Halloween Activities 27 - 31 October 2014 10am - 5pm

Bring the children for some spooky half term fun in West Dean Gardens.

Sue Timney for West Dean Collection

The new Sue Timney for West Dean Collection is now available online at from the V&A website and from West Dean Gardens shop



Gardening Short Courses and Lectures

Check out our extensive range of gardening short courses and Lectures.

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BBC2 Great British Garden Revival featuring West Dean Gardens



Gardens, Shop and Restaurant

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.


Gardens Restaurant
Visit the Gardens Restaurant and try our brand NEW Lunch Menu – available between 12.00 noon and 3.00pm.

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

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

Please click here for admission costs.

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.