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snowdrops

2020 from around the 3rd week in January - Snowdrops (Galanthus) at the Gardens below. We tell you where to see the best displays snowdrops, including woods and family walks. near me and you!

Did you know the Scientific name for Galanthus means milk flower. These lovely flowers are among the first to raise their heads in the New Year, when it is warm they release a fragrance. Look carefully at the snowdrops to see their green markings on the inside.
Did you know that soldiers were so enchanted by snowdrops that they brought them back from the Crimean War battlefields to plant in their gardens (1853 - 1856).

snowdrop-walks

Snowdrop collecting has now become very popular with some snowdrop bulbs selling for over £600. There are many varieties of snowdrops and some are shown below. Thousands of people look for places to see the snowdrops and we are pleased to list around 100. So get out and about perhaps with your camera - you will not be disappointed.

where-to-see-snowdrops

For a list of Snowdrop Gardens open under the National Gardens Scheme and for other charities - click here 

If you love visting gardens let us send you our 2020 Garden Holiday brochure which features tours not only in the UK but worldwide too! click here

Thenford Arboretum

Thenford Arboretum and Gardens, near Banbury

Oxfordshire, Home to a collection of over 5000 trees and shrubs created by Lord Heseltine and his wife Anne

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

North Yorkshire, Thorp Perrow is situated at the base of the Yorkshire Dales - come and explore the 100 acres of woodland with trees from around the world, some trees dating back to Medieval times.

Wallington Hall Garden

Wallington Hall Garden, near Morpeth

Northumberland, These gardens and grounds at Wallington Hall date from the 1700s by Sir Walter Blackett with help from Lancelot 'Capability' Brown who attended school in the estate village.

Wimpole Hall Garden

Wimpole Hall and Gardens, Royston

Cambridgeshire, Wimpole Hall is set in a classical 18th century landscape.

York Gate Garden

York Gate Garden in Leeds

Yorkshire, York Gate - one of Perennial's gardens

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