See the gorgeous autumn colours at West Dean and enjoy unlimited entry to the gardens for six weeks for just £17. Autumn is a great time to visit West Dean and our Autumn Pass means you can visit as often as you like during the six weeks whether it's to see the seasonal vegetable displays in the Kitchen Garden or wonderful changing colours on walks in the Arboretum. The Pass is available from the gardens shop. Please see our full T&Cs.
There's some great events coming up in the West Dean Gardens calendar, the first one being Apple Affair on 1-2 October. For all you budding chefs, Jean-Christophe Novelli will be cooking some delicious autumn recipes in our cookery theatre both on Saturday and Sunday. The Keston Cobblers Club are playing on the Saturday and Queen of Spades Katie Rushworth is here on the Sunday. Book your tickets online before 26 September and save 20%. Find out more.
Next up is our whisky tasting event on 14 October. This is set to be a fantastic evening, hosted by West Dean Gardens friend Rosemary Moon. Tickets are £25pp but do include some food in the price as well as the samples of whiskies specially selected by Rosemary. Find out more.
Come and see our photographic exhibition, as part of our 25 years of glorious gardening celebrations this year. The exhibiton includes images showing the gardens back in the early 1990s when our head gardeners Jim Buckland and Sarah Wain first started working at West Dean, the transformation is astounding! Entry to the exhibition is all included in the Gardens entry price. Read more.
To help mark the 25 years of glorious gardening our glasshouse appeal continues in which we hope to raise £40,000. Our nectarine and late vinery - glasshouse 25 - is in desperate need of renovation so please dig deep to help '25' survive for another 25 years and beyond.