Discover spring in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Spring is a wonderful time to look at flowers across our places in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire. As the days lengthen and get warmer, snowdrops and crocus make way for carpets of daffodils in our gardens, parks and woodland.

A host of golden daffodils in front of the cottage at Stoneywell

Springtime at Stoneywell 

Gardener Joe shares his top recommendations for making the most of the garden this spring.

Carpets of wild garlic in Ilam Park

Smell the wild garlic at Ilam Park 

A fragrant woodland greets you this season as wild garlic carpets Ilam Park

bluebells with the hall in the background

Spring gardens at Sudbury Hall 

We can't wait for all of our flowers to burst into action, during the autumn our garden team planted hundreds of new bulbs ready to spring into action.

kedleston's bluebells

Spring at Kedleston, the great outdoors 

Embrace the spring landscape and explore parts of Kedleston you've never been before. Walk among the bluebells, watch the birds and enjoy the great outdoors.

Daffodils on the auricula theatre at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Spring gardens at Calke Abbey 

After a winter slumber, Calke’s gardens are beginning to bloom for the spring. Watch the gardeners at work and see pops of spring colour around the peaceful gardens.