Dog walking at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Visitors enjoying an autumnal dog walk around the estate

There are more than 450 acres for your dog companion to explore out on our estate, with lakes to jump into and wide open fields, we're sure they'll have a great time here.

Please note that dogs are not allowed within the garden More property information

Dog waste bins

We have three dog waste bins dotted around our site to help owners dispose of unwanted dog litter. The locations are listed below, if you need a hand finding any of these please ask at visitor reception and they'll be able to point you in the right direction.

  • In the orchard next to the top bay of the car park.
  • Near the back of the Elizabethan barn which is next to the shop.
  • At the entrance gate to lake field.

We're not alone in our love for dogs, there are lots of National Trust properties that would be happy to welcome your four legged companions, take a look below to find other great dog walking places nearby.

A black and white Dalmatian dog enjoying a walk in a field with its owners


Dogs are welcome in lots of the countryside we look after in Kent and East Sussex. From the picturesque Scotney estate to sheltered woodland at Chartwell there's somewhere to discover with your four-legged friend.

Please keep your dogs under control at all times and on leads when near livestock.