Sissinghurst Castle Garden

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.

Sissinghurst Castle Garden

What's on

Misty morning at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

January at Sissinghurst Castle Garden  

Join us to start off the New Year, shake off the Christmas cobwebs and step outside for some fresh air, learn something new about our Rose Pruning techniques or let your little one help Percy the Park Keeper across our estate.

Upcoming events

Poetry reading in the Long Library

Fri 28 Jan 2022
Join us this Winter for an array of poetry and readings in the Long Library by our wonderful volunteers.

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Sun 30 Jan 2022
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Sissinghurst on the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.
View from the Nuttery at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

What to expect from your visit 

The estate, garden, Long Library, Tower and South Cottage are all open with limited capacity, with South Cottage tours in the morning and free flow in the afternoon. The shop, plant shop, restaurant and coffee shop which is offering a reduced menu, are all currently open. You no longer need to book your visits to Sissinghurst.

Get a rare glimpse in to Harold Nicolson's book room in the South Cottage

The South Cottage at Sissinghurst Castle Garden  

Take a look inside South Cottage at Sissinghurst Castle Garden which has long been the residence of writers.

Visitors enjoying an autumnal dog walk around the estate

Dog walking at Sissinghurst  

We love all things dogs here at Sissinghurst so you can be at ease when strolling through the estate in the company of other dog lovers. Read on to find out some useful information to help you enjoy your walks.

A frosty winter walk

Winter walks at Sissinghurst Castle Garden 

The woodlands are the perfect place to explore at any time of the year. Take a look below to explore our year round walks which take on a new look as the frosty leaves crunch beneath footsteps.

Man with drone

Flying drones at our places 

Drones can be flown above our places only if special permission is given. Click here for information about the National Trust's policy on the use of drones.

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Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

What refreshments are available?

Our Granary restaurant is open daily with a reduced menu between 10am-4pm, hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, pasties, and sausage rolls. The Old Dairy coffee shop is also open for light refreshments.

The new May range in the shop

Shopping at Sissinghurst  

The shop and plant shop are open everyday between 10-4pm. Read on to find out more about shopping at Sissinghurst.

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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