Spring outdoors at Greys Court

View of daffodils and the estate grounds at Greys Court

The estate and gardens are finally coming to life as spring arrives at Greys Court. The spring bulbs are in full bloom, adding bright colour and warmth to spectacular views across the estate. From discovering what blooms you can spot in the garden, to taking in the wonderful views on the estate walk, don’t miss out on spring at Greys Court.

Spring on the estate walk

Discover the wider estate at Greys Court on the estate walk, with wonderful views across the rolling Chiltern Hills and find signs of spring, such as daffodils and wild flowers popping up along the route.

Under the Moon Bridge out on the estate there's a stream of spring colour flooding down onto the park.

Greys Court estate, Oxfordshire
Purple flowers in front of Moon Bridge
Greys Court estate, Oxfordshire

Be careful to stick to the main pathways and not trample through any areas where flowers are appearing, this helps to protect the flowers and to keep the scenery looking its best for other visitors.

Spring in the walled gardens

Please note that there is currently a one way system in the gardens to allow for social distancing and some areas of the gardens are closed for the time being.

The gardens start looking full of life at this time of the year. We've planted a mix of spring bulbs throughout the estate so there will be plenty of blooms starting to show.

Wander around the gardens and  find peonies, hyacinths under stunning wisteria, and watch cherry blossom gently fall onto cobbled paths, specially designed to keep petals underfoot.

Cherry blossom in the walled gardens, Greys Court, Oxfordshire
Close up of white cherry blossom in the walled gardens at Greys Court
Cherry blossom in the walled gardens, Greys Court, Oxfordshire

Bluebell watch

Bluebells normally start to appear around April, although there are many factors that will determine when they appear fully. We will be updating our social media pages with the bluebell's progress, so have a look before you visit us to see the bluebells at their best.

The Spinney Woods at Greys Court becomes home to a carpet of this beautiful flower, making for an impressive view when looking back on it from the estate walk.

Bluebells in woodland at Greys Court, Oxfordshire
Bluebells in woodland at Greys Court, Oxfordshire
Bluebells in woodland at Greys Court, Oxfordshire

To protect the bluebells, please could all visitors to the bluebell woods keep to the marked out path so this impressive sight can stay looking spectacular for years to come.

Upcoming events

Silent Space

Sun 31 Oct 2021
10:00-12:00
Enjoy some time of reflection in our Tower Garden

Autumn Trail

Sun 31 Oct 2021
10:00-16:00
Discover Harvest on site with our Autumn activity trail by going through our walled gardens and completing activities on our site.

'Coming Home for Christmas' at Greys Court

Wed 24 Nov 2021
10:00-16:00
Join us with your loved ones for a festive day out at Greys Court.

Candlelight tours

Thu 02 Dec 2021
17:30-19:00
Join us on one of our exclusive tours of the house, where you`ll be able to experience the Christmas decorations by glowing light on selected evenings in December.