Visiting Sissinghurst Castle Garden in the new year

The International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition comes to Sissinghurst Castle Garden in January

There's plenty to see and do this January at Sissinghurst Castle Garden; from our new garden photography exhibition in the Oast to scenic estate walks. Or why not pop in and take a look at what's on offer in the shop or enjoy a cream tea.

International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition 

16 January - 28 February

Normal admission applies

Throughout January and February 2016, Sissinghurst Castle Garden is hosting the International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition. With a breath-taking collection of photographs, visitors will have the opportunity to experience natural garden photography at the home of the internationally famous Sissinghurst Castle Garden.  

On display from 16 January until 28 February, the exhibition is a celebration of both photographic talent and exceptional beauty. There will be merchandise from the exhibition available to buy, as well as a variety of teas and treats in our restaurant and café to complement your visit.


Winter Garden Photography Workshop

January 25

Join us for our winter garden photography workshop with Philip Smith, the founder of the International Garden Photographer of the Year. This event is a must for all those garden photographers out there. 

Philip Smith will share his wealth of knowledge with the photographers, with an informative talk on winter photography in the morning, followed by an introduction to Lightroom software in the afternoon. Photographers will benefit from being taught how to use this exceptional programme, which will enable them to develop and improve their images, lunch in the Granary restaurant is included. 


And if you need to walk off the festive excesses, pull on your wellies and take a walk with one of our walking trails.

Walking through the estate

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.