Romantic castle and garden at springtime.
Sissinghurst Castle was the backdrop for a diverse history; from the astonishing time as a prison in the 1700s, to being a home to the women’s land army. It was also a family home to some fascinating people who lived here or came to stay. Today you can take in the ruined architecture of the extensive original buildings, vast panoramic views from the top of the Tower, the current working farm and the 450-acre wider estate along with Vita and Harold's gardens.
Vita Sackville-West, the poet and writer, began the transforming Sissinghurst Castle in the 1930s with her diplomat and author husband, Harold Nicolson. Harold's architectural planning of the garden rooms, and the colourful, abundant planting in the gardens by Vita, reflect the romance and intimacy of her poems and writings.
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besnard (56798) 2014-05-22 1:43
Un bon cliché de ce château austère à l'architecture intéressante. Une bonne idée d'avoir ajouté les fleurs en 1er plan.
Amitiés et bonne journée.
dip (23890) 2014-05-22 2:11
a well composed and framed shot of the castle,
I like the inclusion of the flowers in the foreground,
good clarity and sharpness as well,
thanks for sharing,
timecapturer (49288) 2014-05-22 3:28
love this place and it looks wonderful in this shot especially with the beautiful spring blooms in the fg. Exquisite!
Regards - B.
arnie (1805) 2014-05-22 3:43
A beautifully composed shot, great low POV taking in the flowers to give height and depth. Lovely detail in the building.
shreya2000 (2659) 2014-05-22 4:09
Very beautiful pic showing the good architecture. The garden is beautifully managed. The flowers in the fore ground nicely taken.
Thanks for sharing.
carlo62 (52050) 2014-05-22 6:49
la tua inquadratura, con i fiori ben in vista, addolciscono l'austerità di questo castello.
Il pov scelto ne esalta lo slancio verso il cielo, aggiungendo fascino all'architettura.
marabu61 (11189) 2014-05-22 13:07
This strange castle looks indeed more like a prison than a family home, despite the beautiful gardens. Well framed and pleasing composition with the blue flowers in the foreground, the middle section taken by the meticulously groomed lawn and the castle against the beautiful sky.
have a great day
Fis2 (102316) 2014-05-26 10:08
I love it!
Good POV and composition.
Excellent colors and light.
Very well done.
Have a nice evening.
Silvio1953 (148447) 2014-05-26 11:43
Ciao Agnes, great view of fantastic castle, lovely composition with beautiful flowers in FG, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio