Great Devon spring garden spots

With spring in the air, we've picked out some garden spots where you can spot a sprig or two that heralds sunshine in Devon and on Exmoor too.

A la Ronde daffodils

Snowdrops and daffodils

As we move from winter to spring, fancy a walk around the grounds? With fantastic views over the Exe estuary along with our thousands of new flowering bulbs and plants for this season and for years to come. Delight in the variety of daffodils and snowdrops across the estate.

Dark Hollyhocks in the Cottage Garden

Summer at Coleridge Cottage

Tales from the garden, inspiring verses, uncovered secrets, and the lesser known tales of some extraordinary women... there is plenty to discover at Coleridge Cottage this summer. Read on to find out more...

bluebells thrive in areas of parkland restored by the National Trust

The 6 best places to see spring flowers at Killerton

Spring is just around the corner and we've chosen the six best places to the see signs of spring on your visit.

Knightshayes in flower with sun shining in spring

Signs of spring to spot at Knightshayes

It's that time of the year when the formal woodland garden begins to look even more beautiful than usual. If you're planning a visit soon, why not have a read of what you can look out for.

Primroses flowering at Kellys Cove in South Devon

Spring in the English Riviera countryside 

Spring is a great time to go wildlife spotting: find out what you can see and where around Brownstone and Coleton Camp.

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.

Drawing room

Drawing on our past

Look out onto the splendour of the garden as you take a seat in the newly presented Edwardian drawing room.

A grandparent and child walking in the Spring garden at Knightshayes

Making the most of Spring at Knightshayes

The garden is bursting back into life, the birds are tweeting and there's plenty to spot, spaces to blow the cobwebs in and fun to be had. Find out ways to make the most of Spring.

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.

The sunken rose garden at Castle Drogo

The garden at Castle Drogo

Enter the castle's gardens and feel as if you've been transported to a fascinating and beautiful new world.

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.

THe South Terrace in spring

The gardens at Dunster Castle

Home to four different micro-climates the garden at Dunster is home to a diverse range of plants and wildlife with far-reaching views across the Bristol Channel.