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Sissinghurst Castle Garden

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Address: Sissinghurst Castle Biddenden Road | near Cranbrook, Sissinghurst TN17 2AB, England
Phone Number: +44 1580 710700
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Owned and maintained by the National Trust, this famous 20th-century...

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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Great place to explore with the family

Enjoyed looking around the grounds here and going up the tower. Some fantastic views from the top. Finished the day with a visit to the cafe and enjoyed a lovely coffee and scone.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Battle, United Kingdom
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Battle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed looking around the grounds here and going up the tower. Some fantastic views from the top. Finished the day with a visit to the cafe and enjoyed a lovely coffee and scone.

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Gesves, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The National Trust is in charge of this wonderfull place, you should become a member of the NT to get access to all their places and free car park. Castle and gardens to visit at any season, an astonishing library that has belonged to writer Vita Sackville-West, owner of the site. Not to be missed. Restaurant and shop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Sissinghurst Castle Gardens is a very beautiful place with a small flower garden it also has a vegetable patch . It has a gift shop with book on gardens and it also has books about sissinhurst castle gardens. There is also a cafe with nice cakes and coffee. If u get a National Trust card you can get in for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a lovely day here walking round the gardens and the tower and rooms Staffordshire were very helpful and knowledgeable The restaurant was very good and served really nice food Worth a visit

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My Sister and I took our Mum who had been wanting to go for years. It certainly didn't disappoint really interesting house, beautiful gardens and as ever its National Trust super tea rooms. Staff couldn't have been more helpful and pleasant.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I both enjoy going here 2/3 times a year. It gives us ideas for our own garden. It is garden that one can associate with your own.

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Family and parents visited for the first time, well worth it. Did the short walk around to lakes which was lovely and peaceful. A little pricey for a full family but a one off treat.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We arrived here early before the gardens opened, so we wandered around the estate (3 mile walk) of fields and tracks. The castle gardens are lovely and the view from the tower is very good looking over the whole estate. The vegetable garden is worth a look and we will be taking some tips back with us for our vegetable... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place is well worth visiting and even in mid October there is plenty to see in the garden, We parked easily and walked down to the restaurant for a light lunch, which was very good. We then went to an interesting introductory talk about the history of the house and garden before going off to look round the extensive... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had not known exactly what to expect, despite having heard of Vita Sackville-West and her huge contribution to English garden history. We had the place nearly to ourselves on a warm sunny afternoon. Attention to detail both from Vita's stunning planning and the NT's care was evident throughout, from the gentle wooded atmosphere in the car park (yes!) to... More 

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