Sussex Explorer Cheesemaker & Vineyard Tour

Showcasing the best of Sussex’s artisan food & wine


Sussex Cheesemaker & Vineyard Tour

A welcomed return of one of our most popular tours which encompasses the rich variety of artisan produce in the heart of Sussex…


We start by picking you up from Brighton Station and transporting you through the Sussex countryside to an award-winning Sussex vineyard for a vineyard and winery tour. Here you will be greeted by their expert guide and be taken on a vineyard safari through the rolling fields of vines on their stunning estate, where you will learn about the vineyards rich history. This will be followed by a tour of the winery and bottling plant to lean how English sparkling wine is crafted, all the way from grape to glass. After your tour, you will enjoy a  tutored tasting of four award-winning sparkling wines. After your morning vineyard tour, we head to High Weald Dairy for a very special lunch.  Your will enjoy a taster menu of their finest produce paired with a guest English wine followed by a tour of the cheese store and view in the dairy to see the processes in cheesemaking. After lunch we head to our second Sussex Vineyard for a tutored tasting of still and sparkling wines and opportunity to relax and enjoy the stunning surroundings.  A truly magical day out and one for the food lovers!


Book now, or purchase this tour as a Gift Voucher


Tour Details

Maximum group numbers – 20

Duration – 9:30 – 17:00 (7.5hrs)  – This will vary slightly on individual tours.

Activity level – Low. Stroll around the vineyard and tour of the winery and cheesemaker.

Frequency – Fridays from April-November.


Your tour will include:


  • Visit Two Sussex vineyards and High Weald Dairy
  • Lunch at High Weald Dairy: Enjoy a taster menu of a HUGE amount of delicious cheeses with a selection of a selection of meats, breads and salads and chutneys and vegetarian queches
  • Guest English wine served for lunch
  • Convenient pick-up point from the Jury’s Inn Hotel Café at Brighton train station.
  • Short drive through the Sussex countryside into the Sussex wine region.
  • Expert guided vineyard and winery tour where you will learn about English winemaking from grape to glass
  • Tour of High Weald dairy to see the cheesemaking process
  • Expert tour guide with you every step of the way! 
  • Small intimate groups with a maximum of 20.
  • Variety of dates to choose from.
  • This tour is available to purchase as a Gift Voucher

2022 Tour Dates:

Friday 29th April

Friday 20th May

Friday 17th June

Friday 15th July

Friday 12th August

Friday 9th September