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5. Sissinghurst Gardens

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Sissinghurst Gardens

Sissinghurst is one of the world's most celebrated gardens, the creation of Vita Sackville-West and her husband Sir Harold Nicolson in the 1930's. 
 
In an intimate setting in the grounds of an Elizabethan mansion this is a garden that evokes the by-gone age of the years leading up to the second world war. The gardens consist of romantic little compartments filled with colourful floral displays.
 
Lakeside and woodland walks are open all year, with views of the lovely unspoilt Wealden countryside.

Sissinghurst Gardens Address:
Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Sissinghurst
nr Cranbrook
Kent
TN17 2AB
England, UK 

Sissinghurst Gardens Opening Times:

Garden 
13th March – 31st October, 11.00 am – 6.00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Shop and Restaurant
13th February to 7th March, 11.00 am to 4.00 pm, Saturday and Sunday
13th March to 31st October, 10.30 am to 5.30 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Friday Saturday and Sunday
1st November to 21st December, 11.00 am to 4.00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Friday Saturday and Sunday

Estate
Open all year, Monday to Sunday 

Sissinghurst closes half hour before dusk if earlier than 6.00 pm
Garden, shop and restaurant open Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 10.00 am.
Also available: coffee shop and plant shop open from 13th March.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.  

Sissinghurst Gardens Admission:

Gift Aid
Adult  £10.50
Child  £5.20
Family  £26.00

Standard
Adult  £9.50
Child  £4.70
Family  £23.50

T  +44 (0)1580 710701 (Infoline)
   +44 (0)1580 710700
   +44 (0)1580 710703 (Shop)
   +44 (0)1580 710704 (Restaurant)

F  +44 (0)1580 710702

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