Spring flowers in the South East

Leaves are unfurling and buds are bursting into colour in our gardens across London and the South East. From the dramatic parterre at Hughenden and the sweeping landscapes of Stowe to the walled garden and 300 year-old orchard at Fenton House and Garden and Mottisfont’s gardens dotted with jewel-like cyclamens and tulips - the region is bursting into spring.

Daffodils and scillas in the grounds of Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire 

Buds are bursting into colour in Buckinghamshire. There's the dramatic parterre at Hughenden, the sweeping landscapes of Stowe or the bright colours of Waddesdon to enjoy.

The garden at Red House, Bexleyheath

London 

Welcome in spring at our London gardens, orchards and parks. Seek out spring bulbs and blossom at Red House, heritage tulips at Ham House and Garden and carpets of bluebells at Osterley Park and House.

Families exploring the spring flowers in the walled garden

Kent 

From early spring, our places are awash with swathes of daffodils, carpets of bluebells and pretty borders in the garden at places like Emmetts Garden and Scotney Castle.

Daffodils in the Pleasure Grounds

Daffodils across London and the South East 

After months of grey skies, vibrant bursts of yellow daffodils will soon be decorating our gardens and parks throughout March and April. From the glorious golden gardens of Mottisfont in Hampshire to the army of 15,000 bulbs at Chartwell in Kent.

An orange tip butterfly resting on a wildflower

Isle of Wight 

Head up on to the downs and look out for some of the first flowers to blossom. Spot the bright yellow of primroses and cowslips on Culver Down and the Needles Headland, as well as the unique colour of bluebells on both St Catherine’s Down and Luccombe Down.

Family walking through daffodils at Hatchlands Park

Surrey 

We've selected some of the very best places for you to enjoy the delights of spring including the Surrey Hills, Polesden Lacey and Winkworth Arboretum.

The manor in Spring at Hughenden, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Thames and Chilterns 

From patchwork bulb beds at Greys Court to the spectacular parterre at Cliveden, our gardens are bursting with colour this spring.

In May you'll find shows of frothy cherry blossom at Hinton Ampner

Hampshire 

Spring is in full bloom across Hampshire. Our gardens at Mottisfont, Hinton Ampner and The Vyne are awash with fresh pastel colours and delicious scents. Further afield there are bluebell woods and early butterflies.

Smallhythe Place wild flowers

East Sussex 

Spring is brightening up our gardens and woodlands around East Sussex. Don’t miss the carpets of bluebells at Bateman's, iconic daffodils at Smallhythe Place or Sissinghurst Castle Garden’s cottage garden ablaze with spring flowers.

Tulips bordering the house at Standen

Sussex 

Shake off those winter blues and lift your spirits in a fresh spring garden or the wild countryside. From the rich colours of the tulips at Standen to the cool ancient woodland of the Slindon Estate.

Bluebells in bloom at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Bluebells across London and the South East 

You don’t have to travel far to find bluebells in spring. From Emmetts Garden in Kent where the hillside is swathed in blue, to the ancient woodlands of Hinton Ampner, these are some of our top spots for bluebells.

Daffodils alongside the Parterre at Cliveden in Buckinghamshire.

Berkshire 

Leaves are unfurling in our Berkshire gardens. 22,000 bedding plants adorn the banks of Cliveden's parterre and at Basildon Park, the expansive lawn in front of the house is bright with yellow daffodils.