Gunby garden highlights this spring

Colourful tulips near Gunby's greenhouse

This time of year there's lots of spring colour in the Gunby gardens.

Daffodils

During early spring, we welcome an abundance of daffodils in the orchard near Orchard Gallery, the former squash court nestled in the gardens. 

Enjoy the display of cheery daffodils in Gunby's Orchard
Daffodils in Gunby's orchard
Enjoy the display of cheery daffodils in Gunby's Orchard

Colourful borders

By combining contrasting colours, the garden team have created beautiful bands of colour alongside paths in the walled garden.

The combination of grape hyacinths, daffodils and tulips create a striking spring border
Gunby garden path near the greenhouse
The combination of grape hyacinths, daffodils and tulips create a striking spring border

Take a seat

As you scroll around the spring garden, take a moment to take a virtual rest in Gunby's blue temple and cherish a moment of peace in spring sunshine.

Enjoy the view from Gunby's blue temple
April in the Gunby gardens
Enjoy the view from Gunby's blue temple

Meet the team

You may bump into the Gunby resident cats or members of the garden team, who will be busy looking after the garden.

The Gunby garden team make sure the spring flowers are in tip-top condition
Gunby gardener Clive watering daffodils
The Gunby garden team make sure the spring flowers are in tip-top condition

Spring wildflower walk

Take a walk through the meandering spring wildflower walk at the south-side of the house. See if you can spot wood anemonies, snakeshead fritillaria and an abundance of blossom.

There's lots of seasonal colour in Gunby's wildflower walk
Gunby wildflower walk
There's lots of seasonal colour in Gunby's wildflower walk

Ice house pond

Venture a bit further to Gunby's ice house pond and see what wildlife and flowers you come across.  

Go for a walk to the ice house pond to see what's in bloom this spring
Daffodils near Gunby's ice house pond
Go for a walk to the ice house pond to see what's in bloom this spring

Tulips

In late spring enjoy colourful tulips near the Gunby greenhouse. During past year many found their way into flower arrangements on display in the house. Have you got a favourite one?

Vibrant spring colour in the Gunby gardens
Tulips at Gunby
Vibrant spring colour in the Gunby gardens