Best places to see early spring flowers

Early spring flowers such as snowdrops are a welcome sign of life during the long winter months. Here are some of the best places to spot these beautiful winter flowers.

First snowdrops at A la Ronde

Daffodils and snowdrops

As spring approaches, it is a wonderful time to explore A la Ronde. While there are no leaves on the trees the estuary sea views are fantastic, and throughout the grounds spring flowering bulbs and shrubs are starting to provide pockets of colour.

Magnolia Campbellii 'Overbeck's' puts on an amazing display in February at Overbecks in Salcombe, South Devon

Magnificent Magnolias

Show-stopper, Magnolia campbellii ‘Overbeck’s, displays her pink ‘blousy’ blooms for all to see.

Swathes of bluebells in the woodland at Arlington Court

Spring blooms at Arlington Court

Discover beautiful blooms at Arlington Court this spring

West Down, Devon

Spring flowers

Look out for Wood sorrel, Common Dog violet and the Lesser celandine. These spring arrivals add a splash of colour to the steep slopes of West Down.

Bluebells and wild garlic in flower

Spring in the garden

A visit to Coleton Fishacre in spring isn't complete without exploring the garden, where bulbs and shrubs are blooming and the sea views provide a captivating backdrop.

Bluebells Beckland Wood Brownsham

Wildflowers of North Devon

North Devon is a great place to spot wildflowers, especially in spring. Discover more about some of the flowers that grow here and how to identify them.

The garden overlooking the river at Greenway in winter

Secret spots for spring

These secret spots in Greenway garden are off the beaten track and surrounded by spring flowers; perfect if you're looking for some peace and tranquillity this spring.

cyclamen killerton garden devon

What's awake in the garden

Winter is starting to fade and the flowers starting to bloom. What will you spot in the garden?

Visitors in the distance walking through a camellia archway at Greenway

Greenway garden in spring

Spring starts early in this woodland garden. Camellias, rhododendron, spring bulbs and more bloom all over the woodland garden. Find out about the best places in the garden to see the spring colour and the spring flower walks which take place daily at 2pm.

A daphne shrub in the sun at Knightshayes

What to spot in the gardens this winter

It may be one of the dreariest and cold months, but there's plenty to see in January and February at Knightshayes in the gardens. Here's our garden team's top tips for things to spot.