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Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Sissinghurst Castle Biddenden Road | near Cranbrook, Sissinghurst TN17 2AB, England
+44 1580 710700
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Owned and maintained by the National Trust, this famous 20th-century garden is actually a series of ten smaller "garden rooms," each uniquely different from the others.
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  • Average8%
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Sissinghurst Castle Biddenden Road | near Cranbrook, Sissinghurst TN17 2AB, England
+44 1580 710700
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Reviewed today

We love Sissinghurst. It has everything - history, characters, gardens, sex and long walks. But to appreciate as a day out venue you really need to choose a day of blue skies, gentle breezes and flower-scented air warmed by a friendly sun. Unfortunately our most...More

Thank gl8246
Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately it was a grey, drizzly day when we visited this very interesting Castle. This was a problem as the gardens are the primary attraction of this place. There are a few things to see that are indoors - the new exhibition centre is well...More

Thank GogoGill
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited this garden many times over the years and been inspired by it, so we were keen to go back this year. We were really disappointed with the overall appearance, starting with the car park, where paths were overgrown. As we walked down...More

Thank jm0rley
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved finding out about vita sackville west, her husband and their links to the Bloomsbury group. The exhibition in the oasthouse about their timeline and Britain s lgbt timeline shows that the national trust has dusted off its old image and is ready to...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes - it is a very interesting place to visit BUT most of the flower gardens and some of the vegetable garden have been allowed to become too overgrown. Some of the pathways around the gardens are being encroached by plant growth - and in...More

Thank hidbehindthesofa
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having visited many lovely stately homes and gardens in Kent, we stumbled across this beautiful place. It needs a hot summer's day to be fully appreciated, as it is particularly pleasant walking around the lush gardens with the rays beaming down. It is a rare...More

Thank thewanderer2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have wanted to visit these NT gardens for a while, I was quite dissapointed, the gardens looked untidy.. this may have been due to the lack of rain recently lots of the plants need a bit of tlc. .. I expected the gardens to be...More

Thank mrsbake1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting walks through the gardens and around the lakes. The Oast House exhibition includes a first class audio-visual presentation of history of Sissinghurst and in particular, it's association with Vita Sackville-West. One of the more compact National Trust properties. Discreet signs where paths meet would...More

Thank Alexander R
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a surprise, we began with a lovely coffee and a scone then walked around the gardens were fantasicc in all directions especially the white garden. A walk around the lake is a must. I will not say any more as you must discover this...More

Thank 444Anon
Reviewed 6 days ago

A garden on my bucket list for so long only for me to be disappointed by what we saw. The lack of rain has, in my opinion, put the garden under stress and many plants were suffering. Also many beds were full plants left in...More

Thank Mrsheathershaw
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27 May 2017|
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Response from Tel T | Reviewed this property |
As per other replies, South Cottage is well worth a visit but be quick they may not continue the tours !
27 May 2017|
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Response from ZappSouthEastUK | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and it's lovely and worth the visit in my opinion. Open every day but closed in June. You request your timed ticket when paying the entry at the ticket office. Be aware that Sissinghurst is very popular and can get busy... More
7 May 2017|
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Response from andrewjameswarren | Reviewed this property |
To get any true benefit out of a visit, allow a minimum of 90 minutes