Join a college open day, stay overnight, explore the gardens and events, or hold your special event here.
West Dean College is internationally recognised for conservation and arts education. It is a centre of excellence and collaboration. Discover the unique creative atmosphere for yourself at our next Open Day on 9 February 2019
Host your meeting, conference or event in one of our beautiful State rooms, rich in arts history and atmosphere. Relax in comfort as a B&B guest, or find out about private dining events.
Enjoy one of the greatest restored gardens open to the public in England.
Explore the award-winning gardens, wander 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 gift shop.
There are many family-friendly and dog-friendly events held in the Gardens throughout the year - take a look at the Gardens Events Calendar and book online. Please note: the Gardens are closed in January, but will re-open on Friday 1 February 2019.