Bolney Wine Estate


Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, W Sussex, RH17 5NB
Wine and glasses
  • Wine and glasses
  • Autumn at Bolney
  • Out on the terrace
  • Grapes
  • Bolney
  • Bolney nibbles
  • Bolney afternoon tea
  • Table Setting
  • Wine tasting
  • front of Building
  • Vineyard
  • Bolney Logo

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In the heart of rural Sussex lies Bolney Wine Estate, one of England’s oldest and most beautiful vineyards. A three-generation family business led by Sam Linter, we have been guided by nature since 1972 when our first vines were planted. Guided by nature – the mild climate and the sandstone soil – we spent years discovering the best varieties of grapes to grow in our eco-system. We work carefully and mindfully when harvesting, never using machines to collect our grapes – everything is done by hand. We believe that the more we understand and take inspiration from the nature around us the more we can appreciate its needs and protect its diversity and beauty for future generations. Sam, along with her expert team produces award-winning still and sparkling wines from our famous Pinot Noir and Estate Bacchus to our classic sparkling Bolney Bubby and Blanc de Blancs. We also produce Rosso Vermouth and our very own gin using foraged hedgerow fruits and herbs.


Autumn Dining Experience 1 October 2021

We would like to invite you to join us for an intimate evening of fine dining at our Sussex estate, in celebration of our 2021 harvest season. After enjoying a glass of bubbles and canapés, join our chefs for a perfectly curated three-course tasting menu, paired with a wine flight showcasing three of our award-winning wines. You will be hosted throughout by one of our expert wine guides, who will talk you through the menu and share their top tips for food and wine pairing, as well as give an insight into all things harvest at Bolney.


Our Café

Our Eighteen Acre Café that has a stunning viewing balcony overlooking the ripening vines. It’s great place for a spot lunch with guests or with the family (and we include the dog in that) or simply catching up with friends. All our food is locally sourced and our chef serves up scrumptious dishes for breakfast and lunch. 

We are excited to announce that it is now open for take-aways. We have launched a delicious new Alfresco takeaway menu, available on Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm (Monday & Tuesday we are open for take-away tea and coffee only). So why not pop in and grab a delicious take-away that can be enjoyed at home or on one of our new picnic benches* around the vines. We will also be offering cream tea mezzes on the weekends.


We offer a range of tours.  These include The Ultimate Wine & Food Tasting with Tour, Wine Tasting & Tour with Luxury Cream Tea and The Cheese & Wine Tasting Tour. Whichever tour you choose you will get to sample our lovely wines. And don’t forget our Vineyard Trail, which are designed for all the family to enjoy.


We’re all about recognising those everyday occasions and giving you perfectly-paired food and drink ideas, delivered right to your door. So we’ve brought all our favourite wine, spirits and food together in one place so you can easily cater for every occasion.

As well as selecting and pairing the perfect foods for each of our occasion sections we have also launched a new hamper range with perfectly paired food and drinks.

Our full occasion range can be found here:

Our Hamper range can be found here:

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Cheese & Wine Tasting£22.50 per ticket
Wine and Food Tasting Tour£42.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Food Shop on site
  • Full liquor licence
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area - We offer a Vineyard Trail - enquire in our restaurant.

Establishment Features

  • Air conditioning throughout
  • All weather attraction
  • Dogs Accepted - Well behaved dogs are allowed in the restaurant.
  • Event Venue
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Live Music - Occasionally on theme nights.
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open New Year - Except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Stag and hen parties welcome
  • Team / Corporate Activities
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Themed Nights - The first Friday of every month includes a theme evening.

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Booking essential - For our Vineyard tours.
  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Areas Available - Please ask a member of staff for applicable areas.

Room / Unit Features

  • Large Screen TV - For conferences.

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm
Café - Monday and Tuesday - 10am to 4pm, for tea and coffee takeaway only; Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm for Alfresco Take-away menu
Sunday Shop 9am-4pm

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