Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Important notice -

We’ve re-opened the garden, estate and Long Library. You will need to book in advance and arrive at the garden gate within your 30 min slot. Check What’s On for latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

Historic, poetic, iconic; a refuge dedicated to beauty. Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson fell in love with Sissinghurst Castle and created a world renowned garden.

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

The Garden and Estate at Sissinghurst Castle Garden are open. You’ll need to book your tickets by 3.00pm the day ​before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note the booking is for entry into the garden and you should head straight there on arrival. We’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Sissinghurst Castle Garden (14 Sept - 20 Sept)

Fri 18 Sep 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Sissinghurst Castle Garden.

Timed entry to Sissinghurst Castle Garden (21 Sept - 27 Sept)

Mon 21 Sep 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Sissinghurst Castle Garden.
Roses climbing the walls at Sissinghurst

Discover the Long Library at Sissinghurst 

Discover the Long Library at Sissinghurst on your next visit. With a rich and varied history, and part of the small number of buildings that remain, it is a true glimpse into the past.

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Eating and shopping

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Stop off at our shop

Our shop has now re-opened. In line with government guidance visitors will be required to wear a face covering from 24 July. Please bring one along with you. We've also introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Sissinghurst for everyone, for ever.

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What refreshments are available?

Our Granary restaurant will open from 10 July, and our outdoor food outlet is open serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.

Close-up of a cream tea

Helping you eat out

From 3 August you'll be able to get 50 per cent off your bill, up to a maximum of £10 per person on food and drink bought at and consumed at our café (excluding alcoholic drinks), through the government's Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. The scheme applies from Monday to Wednesdays only and ends on 31 August.

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Our work

Our work

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Sissinghurst Castle Garden on the National Trust Collections website