Private dining rooms to book at West Dean College near Chichester West Sussex

Private Dining and Celebrations

If you are planning a special celebration such as a birthday or anniversary, family gathering, dinner party with friends or private reception for work colleagues, our state rooms offer the perfect venue for a memorable occasion. Host your guests in rooms showcasing a rich arts history, exuding character and ambiance. Rooms can accommodate up to 100 guests depending on the type of event.

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Old Dining Room at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

Old Dining Room

This elegant and impressive room boasts a large Victorian dining table, Dutch floral marquetry chairs and artworks. An ideal space for dinner parties and fine dining.

The Old Dining Room for private dining at West Dean College near Chichester

Old Library

The largest of three interconnecting rooms, linked with the Old Dining Room and Music Room. It offers opulent Edwardian décor, book lined walls and a splendid early 18th century tapestry panel. This room is perfect for larger receptions.

The Music Room at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

Music Room

An intimate yet airy space for receptions and dinners, with a fascinating mix of traditional and surreal artwork. The Music Room is at the centre of the three interconnecting rooms.

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