Sizergh

Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate

Sizergh

Things to see and do

Discovering the house at Sizergh

Sizergh is opening the doors six days a week (inc Fridays and Saturdays) 

Sizergh Castle will be opening its doors to visitors on Fridays and Saturdays for the first time in its history, now closing on Mondays, except for Bank Holidays. There is also the Library newly open to visitors, and a fresh exhibition focusing on the picturesque.

Exploring the rock garden at Sizergh

Step into spring at Sizergh

Spring is all about exploring, so come along and enjoy rambles around the Sizergh estate, and enjoy a breath of fresh air with a refreshing walk around the Sizergh garden. After this why not treat yourself to healthy light bites in the Sizergh café, a perfect way to enjoy guilt free eating pleasure during the spring season!

Tulips at Sizergh

A garden for every season at Sizergh 

Spring is here in the Sizergh garden. From cherry blossom and snakeshead fritillaries, to primroses and tulips. Shiny leaved hart's-tongue ferns contrast with the royal ferns, known as Osmunda regalis, which sprout purple shoots fuelled by the warmth of the sun and longer days.

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What's on

Girl balancing on a fallen tree

Go wild on the wild play trail at Sizergh 

Enjoy an excuse to explore and play in the woods; adults can join in as well! The trail tests your balance, stamina, resolve and your brainpower and it takes you off the beaten track into the depths of the wood allowing you to experience ancient trees, exotic-looking fungi and beautiful ground flora.

Male hawfinch at Sizergh

Spotting Sizergh's elusive Hawfinch

Most people visit Sizergh for its castle, gardens and to explore and enjoy the surrounding landscape, but hiding in the trees lurks another crowd puller …. Hawfinches! Birdwatchers flock to Sizergh to seek out this special visitor.

Upcoming events

Seasonal garden walks 1st Sunday of the month 4 June 11am-12pm and 1.30-2.30pm

Sun 04 Jun 2017
11:00-12:00
Join a member of the Sizergh garden team for a seasonal garden walks. 1st Sunday of every month 11am-12pm and 1.30-2.30pm

Free Monday walks at Sizergh 11.30am and 1.30pm 6 Mar to end of Oct

Mon 05 Jun 2017
11:30-13:00
Join us on Mondays (6 March to end of October) for Free Monday guided walks at Sizergh 11.30am and 1.30pm. (Excludes Bank holiday Mondays) 11.30am - South estate loop, discovering the ancient archaeology of Sizergh fell. Approximately, 1.5...

Sizergh summer fete 24 June 10am-4pm

Sat 24 Jun 2017
10:00-16:00
Come and enjoy a Sizergh summer fete, Morris dancing, punch & judy, flea circus and games.

The Diverse Sizergh Estate guided walk, 8 July, 11.30am

Sat 08 Jul 2017
11:30-16:00
The Diverse Sizergh Estate 5 miles, departing at 11.30 Walk the Sizergh estate and beyond to explore the limestone scars, woodlands and pastures. Find out about the history, land-use and wild-life of this dramatic landscape on a 4 hour walk...

Red Rose wood turning at Sizergh 23-27 JUly 11am-3.30pm

Sun 23 Jul 2017
11:00-15:30
Watch as the wood turners demonstrate their craft and make beautiful items for sale. Have a garden tour with a wood theme and identify the trees in the garden which have been used for wood turning.
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Eating

Visit the Sizergh café this season

Enjoy a taste of Sizergh this spring

In the shadow of Sizergh Castle, our contemporary café is open seven days a week from 10am. With fresh, seasonal produce grown in the garden used in our food and all cakes and sweet treats baked in our own kitchen, it’s easy to enjoy a taste of Sizergh when you visit us.

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Shopping

West Wittering mugs at Sizergh

A souvenir from Sizergh

Why not treat yourself or loved ones to lovely gifts and tasty treats. Open 10 - 5 daily

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History

Discovering the house at Sizergh

Open the door to the past 

Come on inside and take a tour that spans over 700 years! It may still be a family home but it’s much more than that.

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Wildlife

Male hawfinch at Sizergh

Tips for twitchers 

There's a science to spotting a hawfinch at Sizergh - take a look at this handy guide to help you spot them.

Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in December near Bradworthy, Devon

Where the wild things are 

Go bird spotting at Sizergh and then see if you can find a great crested newt hiding among the plants in our rock garden.

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Get involved

Room guides at Sizergh

Become a volunteer 

Volunteer with us at Sizergh and make new friends, working in an amazing place and knowing that you're helping a great cause - three fabulous reasons to get volunteering!

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