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West Dean Gardens, West Sussex


Small weddings
Car Parking
200 capacity

The feel

With award-winning gardens and parkland views, West Dean Gardens near Chichester is the perfect wedding reception venue. Wedding receptions are held for up to 200 guests on the picnic lawn or front lawn of this country estate, which dates back to the 17th century. The historic West Dean College makes an impressive backdrop and the features of the Gardens offer idyllic photo opportunities. Selected dates are available for April-September 2019.

The happy couple and their guests can enjoy full access to the Gardens including the Walled Kitchen Garden and Victorian Glasshouses, the award-winning Sunken Garden and the stunning 300ft Edwardian Pergola.

Rehearsal dinners or a post-wedding brunch

A pre-wedding dinner or post-wedding brunch is the perfect time for families and friends to relax and spend time together before or after the big day. The grand state rooms in West Dean College are ideal for get togethers for 10-90 guests. Be wined and dined in the Old Library, Music Room or Old Dining Room, the glittering chandeliers and walls graced with original artwork provide a warm and elegant space with real sense of occasion.

West Dean Gardens also makes a stunning location for engagement photoshoots. Please contact us to arrange in advance.

For more information on arranging a viewing visit https://www.westdean.org.uk/venue/weddings


Venue type: Country house, Garden, Historic, LGBTQ+, Outdoor
Ceremony capacity: 200
Civil Licence: No
Church Nearby: No
Exclusive Use: No
Accommodation: Yes
Small weddings: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Dry hire availability: No
Onsite catering: No


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West Dean Gardens
West Dean
PO18 0QZ

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01243 818258

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