There’s nothing like a garden full of spring flowers to lift the spirits. As our gardens awaken from their winter slumber, discover where you can enjoy some of the best and treat your senses to the magic of spring.

The delightful daffodil is Britain’s quintessential spring flower, found blooming in our gardens from February through to May.

    Cotehele, Cornwall

    The delicate flowers of Narcissus ‘Elegance’. Just one of many old and rare varieties flowering is this garden famous for its daffodils in spring.

    Dunham Massey, Cheshire

    As winter turns to spring, these cheerful, golden-yellow dwarf daffodils, Narcissus 'Tête-à-Tête', start blooming in the Winter Garden. They’re perfect for pots or at the front of borders.

    Sizergh Castle, Cumbria

    Our native wild daffodil, (Narcissus pseudonarcissus), along with many other old varieties, are small, delicate beauties. These are the daffodils to naturalise in grass, where you’ll find them in many of our wild flower meadows and orchards.

    Trelissick Garden, Cornwall

    The lovely scented Narcissus ‘Geranium’ with its clusters of small flowers on strong stems is ideal for cutting and perfect for brightening up rainy spring days.

Plants are affected by the weather and despite our gardeners’ best efforts, sometimes they don’t always bloom when we expect. If you’re making a special journey do call beforehand and our staff will be delighted to provide an update on what you can see.