West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

Type:Conferences & Weddings Conferences Category


West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ

Tel: +44 (0)1243 818258

West Dean College


Host your team or clients at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation and escape everyday distractions to achieve more in a creative environment that brings out the best thinking in your team. West Dean College is the perfect venue to host day meetings, conferences, corporate events, product launches and celebrations.

With a variety of rooms to suit networking events, team building with break out rooms or smaller boardroom meetings. Rooms can be adapted for different requirements, with full multimedia equipment.

The three main magnificent inter-connecting grand state rooms have opulent décor and are rich in period detail with a mix of traditional and surrealist artworks. The grand Oak Hall is also available along with separate meeting rooms suited to more intimate gatherings.

Whether you are planning an executive meeting for six or a conference for 150, a package specific to your requirements and delegates can be tailored. West Dean College’s dedicated conference facilities include full audio visual equipment and breakout areas.

A range of team activities from art in the gardens, croquet or archery on the lawn or high tea on a glorious summer afternoon can also be arranged.

Book Tickets


Auditorium - 4050150 - -
Estate Boardroom - 28 - 48 - -
Kings Room - - - 44 - -
Mr James Study - 12 - - - -
Music Room 2010 - 24 - -
Old Dining Room 2824 - - - -
Old Library 7040 - 100 - -


Auditorium Boardroom
Auditorium Classroom
Auditorium Theatre
Estate Boardroom Boardroom
Estate Boardroom Theatre
Kings Room Theatre
Mr James Study Boardroom
Music Room Banqueting
Music Room Boardroom
Music Room Theatre
Old Dining Room Banqueting
Old Dining Room Boardroom
Old Library Banqueting
Old Library Boardroom
Old Library Theatre



  • Accessible Lift
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Information on Audio Tape on Request
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Banqueting
  • Catering Provided
  • Full liquor licence
  • Lunch available, table service
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Refreshments Available
  • Vegetarians catered for

Establishment Features

  • Accessibility for Unloading
  • Cloakroom
  • Computer Projection
  • Desks / Tables
  • Faxing facilities
  • Flipcharts Available
  • For Services See Separate Accommodation Listing
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • In House Audio Visual Technicians
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Microphones
  • Natural Daylight
  • No Pets
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Overhead Projector
  • Photocopier
  • Private Bar
  • Projection Screen
  • Public Telephone
  • Team / Corporate Activities
  • TV & Video Available
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Wooden Floor

Leisure Facilities

  • Outdoor unheated pool

Payment Methods

  • American Express
  • Delta
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • Some no smoking areas

Room / Unit Features

  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Internet access all rooms

Specialist Features

  • Baggage Storage
  • Information Point


Map & Directions

Road Directions

West Dean College is located along the A286, six miles north of the city of Chichester.

Public Transport Directions

If you are travelling by bus, from either Chichester or Midhurst direction, please note the number 60 bus stops very close to the West Dean Gardens entrance. However the stop is not marked on the stagecoach timetable or on their website. Therefore, if travelling from the Midhurst direction it is the stop after the West Dean Gardens entrance, and if travelling from Chichester direction it is the stop after The Dean Inn, in West Dean village. Visitors may enter the Gardens via the nearby pedestrian gate. Direct train services to Chichester are available from London Victoria. Connecting buses (Stagecoach number 60) are available from the bus station (adjacent to the train station), alternatively a taxi rank is situated outside the station. It is a 10-15 minute journey to West Dean College.


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Opening Times

2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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