Spring in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Our gardens and woodlands are a riot of colour as flowers such as bluebells, wisteria, rhododendrons and lilac bloom. Our parklands provide the perfect surroundings for walks, picnics and games.

Wisteria in the gardens at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Early summer flowers at Calke 

Calke's inspiring park and gardens are blooming with flowers. Watch the gardeners at work and see pops of early summer colour around the estate.

Carpets of wild garlic in Ilam Park

Smell the wild garlic at Ilam Park 

Wild garlic carpets some parts of Ilam Park in the spring and summer months, providing a striking fragrance to the woodland walks.

Stoneywell garden in spring

Springtime at Stoneywell 

Gardener Joe shares his favourite things about Stoneywell in the spring.

kedleston's bluebells

Spring at Kedleston

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

bluebells with the hall in the background

Spring gardens at Sudbury Hall 

We can't wait for all the flowers our garden team planted back in autumn to burst into action.