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Sissinghurst Castle, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle

Sissinghurst
Cranbrook
Kent
Tel: +44 (0)1580 710 700
Fax: +44 (0)1580 710 702

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The garden at Sissinghurst Castle is the twentieth century creation of two English aristocrats, Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West. The garden is made in the ruins of a large Elizabethan house set in unspoilt Wealden countryside. Harold was a classicist, who liked formality and clean lines, and Vita, a romantic, who favoured profusion and surprise. It is the combination of these two apparent opposites which has made the garden such a major influence on late 20th and early 21st century garden design.

The library and Vita Sackville-West's writing room are open for viewing. Woodlands and Lake Walks are open all year (no charge). Lecture lunches are held Oct - Nov. Please phone for details.

Sissinghurst Castle, Cranbrook

Facilities
Historic House
Gardens
Restaurant and Coffee Shop
Picnic Area
Car Park

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