Autumn on the estate at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

mellow autumn in the woodland

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 leaves start to fall.

A frosty winter walk

Sissinghurst Castle estate walk

Nestled in the heart of the Weald, this landscape inspired the creation of a world-class garden and the prolific writing of Vita Sackville-West.

Visitors enjoying an autumnal dog walk around the estate

Dog walking at Sissinghurst  

We love all things dog 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 autumn walks.

View of Scotney Castle from the Bastion view in autumn

Autumn colour highlights 

Don’t miss the chance to walk amongst radiant reds and bronzes in autumn gardens near you. From the sweet-scented Katsura toffee tree at Ightham Mote to the beech avenue near Scotney Castle, there is something special in store.

Picking apples in the orchard

Apple season at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Clare and the rest of the team have been hard at work picking apples in the orchard. Read on to find out some useful tips as well as what happens to the apples after they've been picked.