West Sussex

West Sussex Vineyards Trail

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West Sussex’s chalky Downs are home to a number of award winning vineyards. South facing slopes and plenty of sunshine make West Sussex an ideal combination that enables the county’s wineries to produce some delightful still and sparkling wines.

Follow the West Sussex Vineyard trail on a tour of the local winemakers.

Trotton Estates

The medal winning Trotton Estates vineyard was first planted in 2013 and expanded in 2015. The vineyard produces wine from the grapes of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay, with still wine coming from the grapes of Bacchus and Pinot Gris.

Find out more about Trotton Estates - click here.

Stopham Vineyard

Planted in 2007 Stopham Vineyard is in a beautiful location in the South Downs. Producing white wines from the grapes of Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Auxerrois and Bacchus, the vineyard also makes sparking wine from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

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Mannings Heath Vineyard

Sitting in 50 acres of West Sussex countryside the Mannings Heath Vineyard specialises in the production of white wine. Take a golf buggy ride to tour the vineyard before returning to enjoy a tasting experience.

Find out more about Mannings Heath Vineyard - click here.

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Stopham Vineyard

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17.8 miles

Mannings Heath Vineyard

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The Elsted Inn | West Sussex

Elsted Road, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0JT

Chichester Cathedral | West Sussex

Chichester Cathedral, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1PX

Langham Brewery | West Sussex

The Granary, Langham Lane, Lodsworth, West Sussex, GU28 9BU

Chichester Festival Theatre | West Sussex

Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6AP

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre | West Sussex

New Barn Road, Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT

Plush Tents Yurt Village | West Sussex

Chapel Lane, Oakwood, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 9AW

Southwood Park Estate | Chichester

Southwood Park, Marlpit Lane, Hambrook, West Sussex, PO10 8EQ

Sykes Holiday Cottages | South Coast

Sykes Holiday Cottages, West Sussex

About the West Sussex Vineyards Trail Trail

Distance: 33 miles
Cities / Towns: 3
Number Of Businesses: 32

West Sussex vineyards enjoy an award winning reputation with Medals aplenty. Chalky soils and south facing slopes create the conditions for wine makers to produce delightful sparkling wines.

Enjoy the stunning scenery on offer as you follow The West Sussex Vineyard Trail – a number of vineyards offer a choice of private, guided and self guided tours as well as accommodation – so if you have enjoyed the tasting experience you can even stay overnight at some of the vineyards.

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Grape Expectations

The sunny climate and chalky soils of West Sussex create an ideal environment for growing vines and producing wines. The vineyards are exceptional and are proud winners of a number of Medals for both still and sparkling wines.

Tasting Experiences

Touring the vineyards of West Sussex is a great opportunity to learn about the wine making process before enjoying a relaxing tasting experience. Plenty of vineyards have shops – so there is an opportunity to take some wine home with you!

Savour Sussex

The West Vineyard Trail gives you the chance to enjoy some stunning scenery and to relax whilst learning about wine production. Some vineyards have accommodation, allowing you to extend your stay a little longer.

Also Nearby

The Elsted Inn | West Sussex

Elsted Road, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0JT

Chichester Cathedral | West Sussex

Chichester Cathedral, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1PX

Langham Brewery | West Sussex

The Granary, Langham Lane, Lodsworth, West Sussex, GU28 9BU

Chichester Festival Theatre | West Sussex

Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6AP

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre | West Sussex

New Barn Road, Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT

Plush Tents Yurt Village | West Sussex

Chapel Lane, Oakwood, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 9AW

Southwood Park Estate | Chichester

Southwood Park, Marlpit Lane, Hambrook, West Sussex, PO10 8EQ

Sykes Holiday Cottages | South Coast

Sykes Holiday Cottages, West Sussex

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