Things to see & do

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What's on this year

We've got a great events' programme running all year in 2014. Try hedge-laying, or our Head Gardener's exclusive tour of the garden or our fascinating book month in March/April.

Farmers' Market

Fri 9 May, 10am - 3.30pm
Come along to our farmers' market and food fair to meet some of our best local producers and enjoy their delicious food. Tasters, talks, recipes and cookery demonstrations to whet your appetite.

Our exhibitions

Our two exhibitions in the Oast and Tower tell the story of Vita and Harold's wedding and unorthodox marriage and how they saved the garden from ruin. Enjoy these amazing stories when you next pay us a visit.

Spring blooms

Our orchard in spring © Jonathan Buckley

Our orchard in spring

With our orchard coming back to life after its winter slumber, our trees are starting to blossom and the daffodils putting on a colourful display, we've plenty for you to enjoy this spring at Sissinghurst.

Come and have a look

Bluebell and wild flower walks

Visitors enjoying the bluebell walk on our estate © Sally Mackenzie

Visitors enjoying the bluebell walk on our estate

Sunday 27 April - Sunday 4 May, 11am - 4pm, £12.50

Come and see our woodland at this beautiful time of year on one of our guided walks with the ranger team. Finish the afternoon with a free cream tea in the Granary Restaurant.
Booking essential

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Join our Alice trail

Join Alice for some spring adventures © Sue Jordan

Join Alice for some spring adventures

Friday 18 April - Monday 21 April, 11am - 4.30pm.
Follow Alice through the looking glass and into wonderland by experiencing our Alice in Wonderland theme and joining in the giant fun and games, literally with giant chess to play. Grown-ups might even like to make a beeline for the first edition Alice in Wonderland book on display in the library.

• Trails £2.50 per person

Alice trail details

Cadbury Easter Trail

2014 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail Logo

Fri 18 April - Mon 21 April, 11am - 4.30pm

Follow the clues and find the white rabbit on our Cadbury Easter Egg Trail to claim your Cadbury chocolate Egghead prize.

  • £2.50 per child to enter
  • Start at visitor reception