Is there anything more magical than seeing snowdrops burst through despite the cold, the frost and the chilly mornings? Nothing gives you more hope that Spring is just around the corner than spending some time in gardens that are full of these beautiful little flowers.
This February many houses and gardens are not only going to be full of the flowers but are holding special events to celebrate this welcoming sight! Therefore, wrap up warm, grab a flask of hot tea or coffee and spend an afternoon enjoying this spectacle whilst it lasts. Here are our top picks for seeing these little droplets of ivory.
Hosting their own ‘Snowdrop Spectacular’, Burton Agnes Hall is the perfect place to see these little hardy flowers. From 8th February through to the first weekend of March enjoy the historic woodland walk in the company of thousands of snowdrops.
The impressive estate has plenty to explore and now the new season begins the grounds and Tea Room are both open to visitors. Now it’s time to enjoy the Snowdrop Trails, that are promising to be the best ever this year, which can be found all around the grounds – bring wellies and a camera!
If you still haven’t had a chance to visit Fountains Abbey National Trust Park then make February that time, with the abbey ruins and plenty of land to walk through there promises to be snowdrops every step of the way waiting to greet the coming of Spring.
Enjoy the scenic gardens that surround Helmsley Caste in the Walled Garden. Check out their facebook page to see the beautiful snowdrops that are already scattering the gardens. With 5 acres of gardens to explore, snowdrops will be in full beauty this February.