Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Wiston Estate?
Wiston Estate Winery and Chalk Restaurant and Tasting Room sit just off the A24, 20 minutes’ drive from Worthing and Horsham. We recommend taxi services for patrons arriving by train. We are listed on Google Maps, and our postcode is RH20 4BB. Click here for a map of our location.
Wiston Estate is around two hours’ drive from central London. If you are travelling from London to Wiston Estate by train, you can travel from London Victoria to Worthing or Horsham in less than an hour and a half, then catch a 20-minute taxi to the estate. The last train back from Worthing leaves at 11.21pm, connecting to the London service in Brighton at just after midnight.
When will the Wiston Estate winery and restaurant open?
Our winery and restaurant will open on 7th December 2021. The winery will reopen for tours in spring 2022.
Can I hire the restaurant for private functions, such as parties or wedding receptions?
Yes, our restaurant is available for private hire in the evening. Please contact us for rates and dates at [email protected].
Is there any accommodation available on Wiston Estate?
We do not have any overnight accommodation at present. Please find recommendations for local places to stay here.
Are dogs allowed on the Wiston Estate? Are dogs allowed on tours?
Dogs are welcome at outside tables at Chalk, and on the estate’s public footpaths, but please take care to keep them close by if you pass our farms. Owners are obliged by law to keep dogs on leads around livestock.
Unfortunately cannot welcome dogs on winery tours or indoors at Chalk restaurant, although of course guide dogs are welcome.
Are children allowed on Wiston Estate’s tours and events?
Families are welcome at our restaurant and for walks and picnics on the estate.
Unfortunately we are unable to accept any children under the age of 18 on our winery tours, tastings, and events where alcohol is served.
Are Wiston Estate wines vegan?
All Wiston Estate wines are vegan and made entirely without animal products.
Where is my order? ( Includes info on Christmas Deliveries)
We deliver Wiston Estate wines to customers across the UK. Orders placed before midday Monday to Friday will be delivered within two working days (except deliveries to Scottish Islands, Channel Islands and Isles of Scilly, which can take up to five working days and may incur extra charges). Free delivery to UK mainland is eligible with any wine purchase over £75, and orders below this value will incur a £10 delivery charge. We use trusted couriers relevant to your delivery address. During busy periods, deliveries may take longer than usual.
What about during Christmas and New Year 2021/22?
All online orders are sent by courier for next-day delivery, but at this time of year you may experience delays.
Please order by Midnight 19th December to ensure delivery by Christmas
Orders placed before Midday 22nd December will be dispatched before Christmas.
Orders placed after Midday 22nd Dec and until 3rd January 2022 may not be dispatched until 4th January.
The winery will be closed on 25th Dec-January 4th 2022.
Chalk Restaurant will be open during this time, and wine can be purchased for takeaway at the online price.