The sight of snowdrops never fails to cheer you up because you know that Spring is just around the corner. Now is the time to get out there and enjoy the delightful carpets of these beauties. Here are some top spots to see snowdrops:

Cliveden Snowdrop Walk

Cliveden has some wonderful snowdrops in the woodland and also on the bank which runs down to the River Thames. There is a Spring Garden trail running from 19th – 27th February, where you will see the new wildlife along with the spring blooms of snowdrops and daffodils. A copy of the trail can be collected from the information centre.

See nationaltrust.org.uk for more details.

Braziers Park

Located in the Chiltern Hills near the town of Wallingford, Braziers Park have a Snowdrop Tea Open Days on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th February, 10am – 4pm. Visitors are welcome to walk around the estate, maps for the snowdrop walk will be available from the front of the main house, and enjoy tea and cake in the pop-up tearoom.

See https://www.braziers.org.uk for more details.

Stowedrop Season @ Stowe Landscape Garden

The gardens are bursting with snowdrops or as they’re known here; Stowedrops! You can explore and create your own path through the gardens to discover the snowdrops, or follow the snowdrop walk – map available to download via the website.

See nationaltrust.org.uk for more details.

Waterperry Gardens 

There are more than 60 different snowdrop varieties carpeting the ornamental gardens, making a spectacular display to enjoy. A selection of varieties are available to purchase and knowledgeable staff on hand to offer advice. Snowdrop season runs until Monday 28th February, gardens open daily from 10am – 5pm.

See https://www.waterperrygardens.co.uk/event/snowdrop-season/ for details.

Waddesdon Gardens

Enjoy a family walk exploring the beautiful Waddesdon Winter gardens and stunning walks around the Aviary and wider estate. There is also a guide of where to spot the snowdrops in the gardens, see website for details.

See https://www.waddesdon.org.uk for more details.