SISSINGHURST GARDENS & WHERE TO STAY
As promised, I will continue with four more posts about my recent trip to England!
Here is the schedule, so be sure to check back to read more:
Week of September 15:
• Sissinghurst Gardens and Where to Stay
• Kaffe Fassett Exhibit in Bath
Week of September 22:
• Visit to Suffolk and Cambridge
The entrance to Sissinghurst Castle Gardens:
Vita Sackville-West and her husband, Harold Nicolson bought the castle and property in the 1920’s and began the monumental task of redesigning and transforming the house, the castle, the fields and most of all, the gardens. The place was a total mess. For me, this is part of the magic and mystery and charm of this place. To have that kind of vision… not to mention money and energy… is a true gift. This was, and still is, a working farm with fields in every direction, sheep grazing, and a long country road to access.
The gardens are open from March through the end of October and while the spring and early summer might be considered the best time to visit, I […]