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Dovecote Garden - West Dean

Dovecote Garden Surrounding Area




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OPEN Weekends in 2024  Our Charity weekend on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 10-4
is all about the 1000 yr Archaeology, People who lived here and Elizabethan Terrace Garden. Tours each morning and afternoon and mouthwatering cakes from the pop-up Tea and coffee barn. Artisan stalls and Music in the Church. Parking in the field if dry. See our Intagram Page for up to date information. #dovecotegarden
And the Advent Weekend Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 10-3 December is based on All Saints Church.  Advent stalls, in the Churchyard, Tea and home-made cakes and Concerts. Parking in the Village or S.D.N.Park car park


On-line Bookings are available from Classic Cottages by searching Classic Cottages Heringaud - or Quebec - and choosing Classic Cottages on the list.   You can also see our availability through the year for Breaks of less than a week or just a weekend.  

NEW for 2024 is our Apple upgrade - a complimentary basket of apples - our own when available - to liquidise for a juice and join us in our passion for all things apple.  Our Dovecote Garden Apple juice available from the Farm Shop.
Coffee lovers can look forward to proper coffee from the Lavazza machine in the Barn or bring your favourite ground coffee for the Lavazza machine.  There's an artisan roaster "Liquid Spirit" nearby to visit and try some new flavours too.

The new Heringaud Barn - named after a Family from the C13th who owned the Manorial Farm - is two bedrooms two shower rooms and a fantastic location here in the middle of West Dean village in the South Downs National Park.  We're just 5 mins walk from the new Vistor Centre.  Short Breaks are available for 3 nights and more
See our  instagram page  -  #dovecotegarden - for our news

Comfort upgrades to all the barns include new linen, sofas, radios.  Also we are moving to no single use plastic and green energy. And improving our environmental stance with rain water capture, a swift box and composting for the cottages.  Free logs from our 10year coppice cycle for Quebec Barn log burner.  

All linen, Utilities, Cleaning and unlimited free and fast fibre are included
We are  Award Winnng Holiday Cottages
 on a small farm in West Dean. The Seven Sisters Country Park is a few minutes away and Friston Forest surrounds this South Downs hamlet. The sea and undeveloped estuary at Cuckmere Haven, Glyndebourne and Lewes are close by and the resorts of Brighton and Eastbourne are just a few miles.

Now with king sized double beds, large screen TVs and Superfast wifi free and unlimited 
Dogs are welcome and the field next to the Barns is good for that early and late walk.  Lots of off road forest trails as well as riverside paths to the sea at Cuckmere Haven and Alfriston and Seven Sisters.

Farm Produce

Herbs, Fruit and Flowers

Holiday Barns

Grade II Listed Barn Conversions

West Dean Farm Tour

Tour of the farm buildings dating back to the medieval era