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.

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.

Sheep and lambs grazing in a field

Spring at Kedleston

Embrace the spring landscape and explore parts of Kedleston you've never been before. Walk among the bluebells and discover hidden treasures in the China Flat Museum.

Explore the gardens at Ilam Park

Spring at Ilam Park and Dovedale

Visit the White Peak this spring to discover lambs, wildflowers and far reaching limestone views.

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.