Things to see & do

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What's on this year

Wreaths for Christmas

Our busy events' programme includes everything from walks and talks to workshops and tours.

Get green fingered in autumn with our garden workshops and walks, get into the festive spirit with wreath-making and if you are really planning ahead then pop our Festive Market dates (Sat/Sun 29/30 November) in your diary; it's for all your Christmas essentials.

See what's coming up

Our farmers' market

Pop in and visit our farmers' market

Friday 26 September, 10am-3.30pm
This is our final farmers' market of the year. Enjoy seasonal, organically-grown produce from our vegetable garden as well as many other goodies from our local and regular stall holders.

Free event (*normal car park and garden admission charges apply).

Letterpress project

Composing the text

A working copy of the Minerva press, the first piece of furniture owned by Vita and Harold that was a present from Leonard and Virginia Woolf, has been installed in the Old Dairy barn. During October, volunteers will be getting inky fingers while printing copies of Vita's poem: Sissinghurst. The project has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Read how we're getting on

Autumnal bird walk


Saturday 11 October, 7am-11.30am.
£12.50 per person.
Enjoy an early morning ramble with our resident expert. He'll show you all the hideaways where our birds keep themselves out of sight. Don't forget your wellies and binoculars as well as your warmest clothes.

Call 01580 710700 to book your place.

A woodland wander

Children orienteering

Sat/Sun/Mon 25/26/27 Oct, 11am-3pm.
£5 per person.
This will be fun for half-term; there'll be an orienteering trail through the woods, a camp fire with food and drink and you can find out what our rangers have been doing.

Booking essential


Rose care workshop

Fragrances and colours in the rose garden

Monday 10 November, 10.30am-3pm.
£45 per person
Our Head Gardener, Troy Scott-Smith will start the day to help you learn about pruning and caring for your precious roses. After an included lunch, the gardeners will join you for hands-on sessions and demos.

Booking essential