Join a college open day, stay overnight, explore the gardens and events, or hold your special event here.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is internationally recognised for conservation and arts education. Book your place at our next open day and see for yourself why 97% of students would recommend studying here. A visit to the College is the perfect opportunity to find out more about the course you are interested in, meet the tutors and see the workshops, chat to other students and find out about funding opportunities.Find out more and register
Host your executive meeting, conference, product launch or away day in one of our beautiful state rooms rich in arts history. Whether you are planning a meeting for six or a reception for 100 delegates, let the creative atmosphere inspire your guests.
Find out more about private dining events, special birthday or anniversary celebrations, in historic characterful rooms. Mouth-watering menus are prepared using fresh and local ingredients where possible, with wines chosen to complement your menu.
Relax and unwind in the beautiful location, staying with us as a B&B guest. Enjoy the stunning views, walks and access to West Dean Gardens.
Explore one of the greatest restored gardens open to the public in England. Wander through the 300ft long pergola, the restored sunken garden, walled kitchen garden and impressive collection of Victorian glasshouses, or enjoy a parkland walk with views over the South Downs.
Complete your visit with a delicious lunch or afternoon tea in the Gardens Restaurant, which has Visit England Quality Assured status, and explore the shop for unique seasonal gifts and plants.
For a stunning wedding reception venue, look no further than West Dean Gardens. Marquee/tipi receptions for up to 200 guests are held on the picnic lawn or front lawn and the features of the Gardens offer idyllic photo opportunities.
Family-friendly and dog-friendly events are held in the Gardens throughout the year - take a look at the Gardens Events Calendar and book online.