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 

Spend a little time reconnecting with nature this spring. We've found the best spots to see spring colour blossoming around the estate.

Come prepared for all weathers when exploring the Peak District!

What refreshments are available 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.

Trees in full pink blossom against a blue sky

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.