Best Places to Explore Snowdrops in Somerset This Spring
Delicate white snowdrops cover the whole green landscapes and bring joy to many of us by signaling the dawn of spring and end of winter. Listed here are some of the beautiful locations around Wellington to admire this exotic flower.
Hanham Court, Bristol
Hanham Court Gardens will be open to the National Garden Scheme once more this year. Along with the stunning views and formal gardens to explore, you can explore 40 different varieties of blooming snowdrops, cyclamen, primroses, witch hazel, hellebores and other flowers.
Snowdrop Valley, Exmoor
Cover up the warmth and have those walking boots for the trails through the privately-owned, hidden Snowdrop Valley in Exmoor. The Badgworthy Land Company will let visitors to walk through the area which is carpeted well in snowdrops.
East Lambrook Manor Gardens, South Petherton
It is one of the best-loved and privately owned gardens in England. It remains open from Tuesday to Sunday for visitors during February to marvel at the specialized collection of snowdrops. On February, an open day is hosted by The National Garden Scheme. The beautiful white flowers are capped over the geraniums and hellabores along with blooming flora in the winding pathways and bordered gardens. The garden was landscaped by the late Margery Fish, a well-known gardening writer and plantswoman.
Forde Abbey and Gardens, Chard
The stately home of Forde Abbey is known to have rich culture and past. It has 30 acres of well manicured lakes and greens still being operational as a working estate and family home. The gardens are open for visitors every weekend of February to admire snowdrops in thousands, rising from the ground to symbolize the dawn of spring.
Fyne Court, Bridgwater
Located in the heart of Quantock Hills, witness the wild garden of Fyne Court in National Court where you can explore the blankets of beautiful snowdrops adorning the woodland floor with the pops of color from yellow archangel, primroses, and bluebells. Fyne Court is supposed to be the great starting point to enjoy the walks through the countryside where you can enjoy the pristine and exotic views from the top of Quantocks.
Prior Park Landscape Garden, Bath
It is the 18th century’s intimate and stunning landscape garden near Bath which boasts striking Palladian bridge. It is really wonderful to witness all the year round. It is beautifully set in a valley where visitors can capture the breathtaking views of the cityscapes and countryside of Bath. Don’t forget to walk over the iconic bridge and summerhouseglade where delicate snowdrops bloom during the spring among fritillaries, daffodils and wild garlic.
Well, there is so much to explore at this landscape garden. You can start guided tours with family and friends this spring. They have expert garden guides and gardeners who are very friendly to the visitors. In this garden, spring is full of joy. Pick the wild garlic and explore the nature at its best. Prior Park has a lot to do for family fun. There is so much to do at the natural play area.