Bolney Wine Estate


  • Café / Restaurant
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Online Shop
  • Tours Available
  • Venue Hire
  • Vineyard Trail
  • Winery on Site


  • Open all year


  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Tours run throughout the year.

On Friday evenings the Café is open until late - either as a Wine Bar or for special events, which are usually held on the first Friday of the month.


  • Booking required


  • Vineyard Trail


  • Cellar Door


  • Experiences


Postcode: RH17 5NB

Tel: 01444 881 575

Bolney Estate is one of the best examples of an English vineyard that has created a pleasant visitor experience without compromising their excellent reputation as a winemaker. The wines are widely respected and the whole atmosphere is one of understated quality.

Eighteen Acre Café

The large café and cellar door shop sits above the warehouse and with a wide balcony almost overhanging the vines, it is one of the very best places to enjoy a glass of English wine with a bite to eat. It  even serves as a wine bar on selected evenings.

Cellar Door Shop

The shop sells the full range of wines and spirits with a few additional gift items; there are usually a few products available for taste.


A wide variety of tour options and packages provide ways to explore, learn about winemaking or enjoy food and wine pairing; tour vouchers make for excellent gifts, too.

Convenient Location

Bolney Estate is just off the A272, very close to the A23 about 14 miles north of Brighton. It is the vineyard formerly known as Bookers.

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.

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

Both are about 15 minutes by taxi or bus 89 is operated by Compass Travel and runs between Horsham & Haywards Heath, passing through Bolney village.

Buses are operated by Compass Travel (89 between Horsham & Haywards Heath) and Metrobus (273 between Crawley and Brighton).

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.

Why not visit this vineyard with your own friends or family and without worrying about who does the driving?

English Wine Tasting Tours offer private tours for both large and small groups; collection available from London and across the South East. Tours available 7 days a week.

Vineyard Events…

Cheese  ‘Meats’ Wine at Bolney Wine Estate

Cheese ‘Meats’ Wine at Bolney Wine Estate

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 01 Feb 2019
  • 7 PM - 9 PM
  • £30

Cheese is one of the many wonders of the world; meat has been part of our basic diet from the beginning, now we want to share with you why they pair so well with wine.

Bolney will be matching eight wines (including foreign wines they have carefully selected for our shop) with eight different meats and cheeses.

Valentine’s Day at Bolney Wine Estate

Valentine’s Day at Bolney Wine Estate

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 14 Feb 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 10 PM
  • £45 dinner + £20 for wine flight

Bolney Wine Estate would like to welcome you to celebrate a day of love, in particular a love of wine!

You will be greeted with a glass of Bolney Bubbly and nibbles, followed by a four course, locally sourced tasting menu. There is also an optional wine flight of delicious award-winning wines from Bolney paired with each course.

Follow the MORE INFO link for full menu and suggested wine pairings.

Bookings Required

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines at Bolney Wine Estate

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines at Bolney Wine Estate

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 28 Feb 2019
  • 10 AM - 4 PM
  • £175

Bolney Wine Estate will be hosting its first ever WSET courses. This is a full day course with a two course seasonal buffet lunch served and tea and coffee breaks throughout the day.

By the end of the day you will walk away with a more in-depth knowledge about wine and the results of your exam two weeks after.

Battle of the Chefs – Celebrating International Women’s Day at Bolney

Battle of the Chefs – Celebrating International Women’s Day at Bolney

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 01 Mar 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • £29.50

In celebration of International Women’s Day we have planned our menu around three celebrated female chefs. Will it be Nigella Lawson with her tempting starter or Mary Berry with her unusual dessert?

3 course Set menu

The Bolney Wine Estate Spring Fayre

The Bolney Wine Estate Spring Fayre

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 17 Mar 2019
  • 10 AM - 4PM
  • Free entry

We will have an array of stalls selling local crafts and produce.

Our Eighteen Acre cafe and restaurant will be open on the day selling lots of charming treats and savouries for you try.

Come and explore our vineyard trail, perfect for children and adults alike!

A day not to miss!

Mother’s Day at Bolney Wine Estate

Mother’s Day at Bolney Wine Estate

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 31 Mar 2019
  • 11:30 onwards
  • from £16 per person

Treat your Mother to a Vineyard Tour this year.

Bolney will be adding a 'sweet treat' tasting plate paired with our award-winning wines on our Taster Tour, or join us on our Afternoon Tea tour.

Or book a table in the café and get a free glass of Bolney Bubbly for your mother. (One glass free per table booking).

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