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Sissinghurst Castle Garden is one of the most famous 20th-century gardens in the world, legendary among writers and the green-fingered. The creation of poet Vita Sackville-West and husband Harold Nicolson, it innovatively grouped similarly coloured plants to create 10 distinct garden ‘rooms’. The famous White Garden, with its shades of white, grey and green, was a source of inspiration for Sackville-West as she gazed upon it from her study, also open to visitors.
The 1000-year-old Margate Caves are closed due to subsidence, but keep an eye out for them re-opening. There is a church, smugglers’ refuge, dungeon, cave paintings and some witty (if not 100% proven) historical explanations.