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Sissinghurst Castle Garden

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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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Sissinghurst Castle Biddenden Road | near Cranbrook, Sissinghurst TN17 2AB, England
+44 1580 710700
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All reviews vita sackville west white garden national trust vegetable garden worth the climb nt properties full bloom car park formal gardens stunning gardens spring flowers spiral staircase surrounding countryside garden shop oast house open to the public well worth the visit
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spring is on the way and the garden is full of blossom and bulbs in flower - the Orchard looked so pretty, with its host of golden daffodils. Will be excited to return over the coming months to see how the restoration of the Mediterranean...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stonehugger
Reviewed 2 days ago

This visit during early Spring rather than the last for me which was early Autumn, was blissful, even on a very windy late afternoon. Easy to find and plenty of parking, a short walk brings one to the usual very good NT facilities. This is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a quick visit only you can visit the tea rooms free of charge - lovely coffee and home made cakes - very pleasant seating area and access to the National Trust gift shop. The gardens at Sissinghurst are wonderful in spring and summer. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lollyb822
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last week during a heavy monsoon rain. Enjoyed the talk in the cottage living quarters.The grounds and planting areas are stunning! Cant wait to go back in summer when the garden comes alive. All the staff were very friendly and engaging, especially Sandy in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Phil A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this garden many times,but cannot believe they have dug up a beautiful spring garden area, in order to put a Mediterranean garden.This is Kent countryside.Restaurant very poor,jacket potatoes or 3 choices of sandwiches

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tobytonbridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sissinghurst really is a brilliant place to visit if you are in Kent. The walled garden is blooming with spring flowers and it raises your spirits just walking around. There is some work being done on part of the garden which you can’t access but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fm0072018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a return visit today as we previously had just dropped in on the way bye. The gardens are closed for obvious reasons, to maintain them in good condition for the rest of the year. The tower is well worth the climb, with wonderful views...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank V8104TTjohns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take our 1yr old grandson out to visit Sissinghurst today and we weren't allowed to taken his buggy in so we went to Scotney instead, much more friendlier and welcoming property. At sissinghurst we had to leave buggy at the entrance and carry...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely walk for us and our dog. A little bit muddy and the paths were not very well sign posted. We had a lovely tea at the tea room. Parking space available for plenty of cars. Overall it was nice. We could not see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dionysios C
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

I returned here after 20 years..I was a little disappointed. Too many changes. The guide we had around the cottage was awful, she didn't really flow and was not great with knowledge. The buildings are still stunning but the gardens are ever changing and losing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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4 September 2018|
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Response from 18Susanne18 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answer... I have no clue, we rented a car. Sorry I was no help.
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27 July 2018|
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Response from H19PPO | Reviewed this property |
I think they are allowed in parts on a lead but it makes most sense to call them and ask. Nobody wishes to leave a dog in a car in this weather
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18 July 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
I think you would have to travel by train to Staplehurst ,then get a taxi to Sissinghurst.