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Award-winning Gardens and historic character steeped in creativity make West Dean Gardens the perfect venue to hold your marquee wedding reception. Escape to this secluded country estate near Chichester in West Sussex.

Availability in June and September 2021 and various dates available throughout summer 2022. 

West Dean Estate, home to West Dean Gardens, is a historic venue reached by an impressive driveway and stunning views of the rolling South Downs.
If your heart is set on an outdoor country wedding then look no further than a marquee or tipi in West Dean Gardens near Chichester. The Front Lawn or Picnic Lawn is the perfect setting for up to 200 guests. The beautiful gardens and extensive grounds make a stunning backdrop for your big day along with unique photographic opportunities. Guests are welcome to explore the features of the Gardens such as the Victorian Glasshouses and Walled Kitchen Garden, the award-winning Sunken Garden and the beautiful 300ft Edwardian Pergola; they will be blown away by the superb views and peaceful setting.

Our experienced team are happy to discuss your ideas and work with you and you’re your chosen suppliers to make your special day truly memorable. We would love to hear from you, please call 01243 818258 or email weddings@westdean.org.uk to arrange an appointment and tour at West Dean.

In addition to wedding receptions, West Dean Gardens is available for engagement photo shoots. If you are looking to host a rehearsal dinner or post-wedding brunch, the historic state rooms of West Dean College are also available. Please get in touch to find out more.
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West Dean Gardens is 6 miles north of Chichester on the A286 towards Midhurst.

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