Snowdrops (Galanthus) can be seen from late January depending on weather. Galanthus is a Greek name and translates as ‘milk flower’.
The pretty flowers, of which there are over 2,500 varieties, are one of the first to come out in the year and are a sign that spring isn’t far away.
A Georgian manor house set within 50 acres.
Hartham Ln, Corsham SN13 0RP www.harthampark.com
‘Snowdrop Sundays’ take place on selected Sunday’s in February. A special boardwalk takes you through the best areas of snowdrops. Please note that due to essential tree works the snowdrop walk isn’t available for 2022.
Middle Woodford, Salisbury SP4 6NT www.healegarden.co.uk
The grounds of the abbey at this National Trust property usually come to life with clusters of snowdrops during February.
Lacock, Chippenham SN15 2LG www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock-abbey-fox-talbot-museum-and-village
Visit the churchyard of St Mary’s Church on the edge of the park to see these beautiful flowers. You can also see them near Lydiard House and the Coach House Tearoom.
Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon SN5 3PA www.lydiardpark.org.uk
Parts of the estate are full of snowdrops and you don’t have to be a hotel resident to see them.
Lucknam Park, Chippenham SN14 8AZ www.lucknampark.co.uk