Film production and media photo opportunities

West Dean College offers exciting possibilities for film production companies or media photo shoots including the 18th century Grade II* Listed flint faced mansion, home to the college, award-winning gardens or in the wider estate.

For questions regarding filming and press photography please contact the media office


Please be aware of West Dean's Filming Guidelines.

Download: West Dean's Filming Guidelines

Filming & photography terms & conditions

Once filming has been agreed the production company will be asked to sign West Dean's Filming Terms & Conditions.

Download: West Dean's Filming & Photography Terms & Conditions

Corporate filming or photography

To discuss or book filming or photography for corporate use see information in Venue or please contact 01243 818258 or email

Public photography or filming

Members of the public are allowed to take photographs and film within West Dean Gardens for personal use with a hand-held camera or mobile phone. In some circumstances use of a tripod and other equipment may be permitted but must be arranged in advance. Tel: +44 (0)1243 818200.

Help preserve our future

West Dean is part of a registered charity and relies on the support of generous donors, friends, legacies to help us deliver world-class education in conservation and the creative arts and maintain our award-winning gardens.

Find out how you can help support us