Snowdrops in Essex

We’re starting to building up our 2018 Snowdrops in Essex listing. Keep checking back for udpates!

Beth Chatto Gardens

Beautiful Snowdrops at Beth Chatto Gardens
Beth Chatto Gardens, Elmstead Market, nr Colchester
Friday 9th/Saturday 10th February 2018, Friday 23rd/Saturday 24th February 2018, 11am to 12:30pm
“Join Garden Director and snowdrop enthusiast David Ward to enjoy a morning snowdrop tour with our resident expert.”
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Dragons

Dragons
Boyton Cross, Chelmsford CM1 4LS.
Friday 16th February 2018, 12:00 to 3:00
“This Essex garden is part of the NGS Snowdrop Festival and you can enjoy time walking along the meandering paths which cut through wonderful carpets of snowdrops.”
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The Gibberd Garden

Snowdrop Sunday
The Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Harlow CM17 0NA
Saturday 11th February 2018, Saturday 18th February 2018, Saturday 25th February 2018, 11:30am to 4pm
“Come and enjoy a Winter stroll in The Gibberd Garden through areas of magnificent snowdrops, otherwise closed but open for these special days and we will be serving homemade soup, cakes and drinks.”
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Hedingham Castle

Snowdrop Sundays
Hedingham Castle
Saturday 11th February 2018, Saturday 18th February 2018, Saturday 25th February 2018, and Sunday 4th March 2018.
“At least 13 varieties of snowdrops cover the steep slopes of the motte and bailey, forming stunning displays and making a delightful walk through the woods surrounding the Castle.”
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Horkesley Hall

Horkesley Hall Snowdrops
Little Horkesley, Colchester, CO6 4DB
Sunday 25th February 2018 1.30pm to 4pm.
“Opening as part of the NGS Snowdrop Festival, Horkesley Hall has 8 acres of romantic garden surrounding a classical house in mature parkland setting.”
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Kentwell Hall

Snowdrops and Spring Bulbs
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford nr Sudbury
Various dates in February and March.
“Snowdrops, spring bulbs, garden and farm, woodland trails and tearoom”. (OK, over the border in Suffolk, but not too far to go!)
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Marks Hall Arboretum

Snowdrop Weekends
Marks Hall Arboretum
Fridays to Sundays throughout February 2018, and also half term week.
“Every year in February at Marks Hall, a carpet of delicate white, gently nodding snowdrops emerges from the woodland floor in Robins Grove. This spectacular yearly display includes 3 varieties of snowdrops; single, a small group of Galanthus Elwesii and the double snowdrop (Galanthus Nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’).”
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