English author, poet and gardener. She won the Hawthornden Prize in 1927 and She was known for her exuberant aristocratic life, her passionate affair with the novelist Virginia Woolf, and Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West at Monk’s House, in “A young lady rushed up to me in Pasadena and said she was writing a book about you and me.”- Vita Sackville-West, in a 1933 letter to Virginia Woolf.
Arguably the most famous garden in England, designed by Vita Sackville West and her husband Harold Nicolson. I love the details of the trefid bowl with seated-lion supports and the purple clouds of wisteria behind the hedges.
Vita Sackville-West’s Writing Tower This writing room is located in the Elizabethan Tower at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent. It’s surrounded by the world-famous, romantic garden and was where Vita Sackville-West (close friend of Virginia Woolf)
The alcove off the Writing Room in the Tower at Sissinghurst Castle, Kent where the main body of Vita Sackville-West's personal library of books are stored. Sissinghurst was the home of Vita Sackville-West and her husband Sir Harold Nicolson, near Cranbro