The vegetable garden at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

It's a little visited, yet hugely busy part of Sissinghurst, so when spending a hour or two here, why not wander up to the vegetable garden which enjoys uninterrupted views of the Kent countryside beyond.

For the view alone, it’s worth the detour, but you can also find a secluded spot for picnicking too, you can see all our fruit and vegetables growing and discover more about how we grow all the tasty produce that ends up on plates in the restaurant. 

Sit awhile and enjoy the view with your picnic on the vegetable garden at Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Sit awhile and enjoy the view with your picnic on the vegetable garden at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

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We grow a wide range of produce from soft fruit to garlic, herbs to lettuces; we’ve even got our own orchard and pond. The mere feet that the produce has to travel means that it’s fresh to your plate in the restaurant or if you want to add some freshly picked fruit or veg to your picnic, why not see what’s for sale at the plant shop. 

Fresh produce growing in the polytunnels
Fresh produce growing in the polytunnels

Please don’t pick the fruit you might see growing as it’s all heading off to be turned into dishes by our chefs. Each punnet or bag purchased helps us to do important conservation work at Sissinghurst every day.

If you can’t find a space on a bench then borrow one of our blankets, or if you are feeling a little more energetic, there’s big games to while away the hours too.  

Share a picnic with someone special
Picnic blanket with wine, apples and basket