Snowdrops bring the promise of Spring are a great cheer when spotted out and about on walks and trips through Yorkshire. Here we highlight some of the best places to spot galanthus:
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Mount Grace Priory
Peaceful grounds run by English Heritage near Northallerton. Join English Heritage. A car park, cafe, toilets & shop are available.
Nostell is a Palladian mansion set in a large park just south of Wakefield. Free for National Trust members. A car park, toilets, cafe and shop are available.
Goldsborough Hall is a stately manor that was once the home of Princess Mary. Come for the snowdrops, stay for fine dining and accommodation.
Brodsworth Hall’s grand gardens were first planted in the 1860’s. Hosting snowdrops and winter evergreens, tulips and laburnum the gardens are a great place to visit in Spring and the site offers visitors Garden tearooms, car parking, toilets and a shop. Join English Heritage.
Kiplin Hall was built in the early 1620s for George Calvert, Secretary of State to James I and founder of Maryland, USA. 90 acres of woodland and gardens await visitors. The Gardens and Tea Room will reopen for the 2023 season on Friday 3rd February, the Hall will reopen on Friday 3rd March.
Veiled in a secluded valley, this National Trust property promises to surprise and captivate with its vast Cistercian abbey ruins, Georgian water garden, a medieval deer park, Elizabethan Hall and Gothic church. Free for National Trust members. A car park, toilets, cafe and shop are available.
Currently gardens, cafe & shop only, while the hall undergoes a huge redevelopment. Selected time – please check website before travelling. Free for National Trust members. A car park, toilets, cafe and shop are available.