Sissinghurst Castle - National Trust

Sissinghurst Castle - National Trust
Sissinghurst
nr. Cranbrook
Kent
TN17 2AB
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle

E-mail

sissinghurst@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01580 710700

Fax

01580 713 911

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
The Tower at Sissinghurst Castle, Kent.
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One of the world's most celebrated gardens, the creation of Vita Sackville-West and her husband Sir Harold Nicolson.

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

21 March-15 October
Tues-Fri 1300-1830 Last entry 1800
Sat-Sun 1000-1730 Last entry 1700

Admission charges

See website for details

Collection details

Natural Sciences, Personalities

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Girl peering through the trees

50 Things Fridays: Wild Art

  • 25 July 2014 1-3pm

Create some incredible wild art pieces with your group around the estate.

Please wear weather appropriate clothing and sensible footwear.

Please meet promptly at 1pm at the Visitor Reception building.

The events will take place in Sissinghurst's woodland and wider estate.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 per child. 5% booking fee applies.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Luna Cinema: Casablanca

  • 27 July 2014 9-11pm

Come along for an outdoor screening of Casablanca (1942). The Luna Cinema is the country's leading producer of open air cinema events. Our screenings follow one simple formula: a classic film on a big screen in a beautiful or prestigious setting. We use state of the art screens, digital projectors and bespoke sound equipment to provide a cinema quality visual and audio experience, but with the magic of being under the stars. Please note: site will be open an hour and a half before start time. Start/end times are estimated as the sun must go down before the film commences.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Please book in advance.

photograph of a bee

50 Things Fridays: Bug Life

  • 1 August 2014 1-2:30pm

Discover more about the secret lives of bugs and make a cosy home for an insect.

Please wear weather appropriate clothing and sensible footwear.

The events will take place in Sissinghurst's woodland and wider estate.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 per child, accompanying adults free.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Bird

50 Things Fridays: Secret Lives of Birds

  • 8 August 2014 1-3pm

Learn all about birds and their habits and build your own bird box to take home with you.

The events will take place in Sissinghurst's woodland and wider estate.

Please wear weather appropriate clothing and sensible footwear.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 per child. Accompanying adults free.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Girl carrying wood

50 Things Fridays: Bushcraft Skills Day

  • 15 August 2014 11am-3pm

Join our ranger team and learn some essential bushcraft skills.

Please be prepared for rural terrain and for walking through the woodland.

Please wear weather appropriate clothing and sensible footwear.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 per child. Accompanying adults free.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Girl in the wood

50 Things Fridays: Adventure Walk

  • 22 August 2014 1-3pm

Test your mettle with this fast paced adventure walk. There'll be trails, barefoot walks, rolling down hills and much more.

The walk will cover rural areas and some unmade paths.

Please wear weather appropriate clothing and sensible footwear.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 per child. Accompanying adults free.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of children pond dipping

50 Things Fridays: Pond Life

  • 29 August 2014 1-2:30pm

Get outdoors and closer to nature and join our ranger team to find out what lives below the surface in some of our ponds.

Please wear weather appropriate clothing and sensible footwear.

The events will take place in Sissinghurst's woodland and wider estate.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 per child. Accompanying adults free.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Flowers

Gardening at Sissinghurst

  • 16 September 2014 9:45am-4:30pm

Spend a day in the garden with our team learning all about gardening at Sissinghurst. Take part in demos and learn all you need to for Spring garden success, Lunch and tea provided.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£75.00 per person. Booking essential.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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