Explore the Historic Restored Gardens at West Dean

Chichester, West Sussex

Escape to West Dean Gardens and explore the autumnal colours of the Arboretum, Pergola, Kitchen Gardens and orchard and award-winning Sunken Garden.

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Just six miles north of Chichester in West Sussex, West Dean Gardens is one of the greatest restored English gardens open to the public. Escape to the 100 acres of glorious gardens and parkland and enjoy the beautiful colours on an autumn walk through St Roche’s Arboretum with spectacular panoramic views of the South Downs. Also explore the Walled Kitchen Garden, Victorian Glasshouses and fruit collections, the 100ft Edwardian Pergola, the Spring Gardens and the award-winning Sunken Garden.

Events in October for all the family include the annual Apple Affair with over 100 varieties of apples, live music, children’s activities and shopping stalls, and Halloween for spooky half term fun.

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