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Bolney Wine Estate

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Foxhole Lane
West Sussex
RH17 5NB


Open to the Public

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Originally established in 1972 with 3 acres of Muller-Thurgau, Bolney Wine Estate has now expanded to 39 acres.


Hidden in the heart of rural Sussex, one of Britain’s most beautiful southern counties, lies Bolney Wine Estate, a vineyard which carries on the tradition brought to Britain by the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago.


Sam Linter, Head Winemaker: “I feel very privileged to have our vineyard situated in the lovely village of Bolney, in the heart of Sussex. The sandstone soil structure here is excellent for vines. We are very close to the A23 so accessible to visitors, whom we love to welcome to the vineyard. We have a wonderful vineyard café serving homemade, local food. All of this only 10 miles North of Brighton.”

Grape Varieties:

White - Bacchus, Muller-Thurgau, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Wurzer, Schonburger

Red - Rondo, Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Merlot


  • Still dry white
  • Still red
  • Still rosé
  • Sparkling white
  • Sparkling rosé
  • Sparkling red
Our Blanc de Blancs recently won GOLD OUTSTANDING at the IWSC 2012 beating all Champagnes and Sparkling wines. We have also just recently been awarded the UK WINE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR IWSC 2012.

Visitors Facilities:

Bolney Wine Estate is open for tours on a daily basis. We offer Luxury tours, Gourmet Tours and Taster Tours. For more details please visit our website www.bolneywineestate.com

To book on one of our tours please book online at www.bolneywineestate.com 

Our new vineyard café is now open on Monday – Saturday from 9.00am until 5.00pm, and on Sunday from 10am until 3pm, serving breakfast, light lunches, speciality teas, coffees and wine by the glass.

The shop is open from 9.00am to 5:00pm from Monday to Saturday, and 10.00am to 3.00pm on Sunday.


Mainly through the website or at the vineyard.  Please see website for details of other stockists.  


Bolney Wine Estate is located 10 miles south of Crawley on the A23. Leave the A23 signposted for Ansty and Cowfold and take the third exit off the roundabout onto the A272, signposted to Billingshurst and Petersfield. Please do not take the Bolney Village exit.

If travelling north from Brighton, approximately 14 miles, take the Petersfield/Haywards Heath turn off. Take the first exit off the roundabout signposted to Cowfold. Turn right onto the A272 at Cowfold Road.

You will pass a signpost for Bolney Village on your right, and shortly afterwards there is a petrol station on the left hand side. Foxhole Lane is the next turning on the right. Bolney Wine Estate is approximately half a mile from the turning on the left hand side, and is the second of the two driveways.


Our nearest mainline train stations are Haywards Heath or Burgess Hill (both about 15 minutes by taxi).

Information about public bus transport in our area can be found on the Metrobus website (the buses to look for are the 86, 89 and 273).

Timetables for the three buses serving Bolney, i.e. 86, 89 and 273, can be found on the Metrobus website.
(please note that Perrymount Road is adjacent to Haywards Heath railway station)

You may also find East Sussex County Council’s interactive bus map useful if you need to travel to/from the eastern half of Sussex.


Follow us on twitter @bolneyestate

To make a reservation email events@bolneywineestate.com