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West Dean College is situated in South East England, on the A286, six miles north of the historic city of Chichester and six miles south of Midhurst.

How to get to West Dean

There is convenient road access from London (65 miles) and from Gatwick, Southampton and Heathrow airports. It is within reach of Eurotunnel connections as well as cross channel ferries from Portsmouth, Dover and Newhaven. The nearest railway station is Chichester (from London Victoria) from where the College minibus collects students at certain times. Further travel details are sent with our booking confirmation letter.


  • Accommodation is allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Where your preferred choice of room cannot be provided, alternative accommodation will be allocated and fees adjusted accordingly.
  • Rooms are normally available from 4pm on day one, and students are asked to vacate rooms by 10am on their last day.
  • Superior rooms are located at The Vicarage and in the main house and are limited in number.

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West Dean College and Gardens are situated in South East England, six miles north of the historic city of Chichester and 12 miles from the south coast.

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