Stroll through spring gardens near you

From beds of colourful tulips to delicate blossom, gardens across the country are finally waking up after the winter sleep. Why not find a spring garden to visit near you or join in with gardening events? We've also got ideas on how to make your garden wildlife-friendly to help the creatures who love to make homes there.

Visitors walking beside the river at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, North Yorkshire

What's open to visit? 

We're open and safe for you to visit. Many of your local gardens, parks, coast and countryside places are open in England and Northern Ireland. Places in Wales are also open for visitors who live in Wales in line with Welsh government guidelines. All houses in England and Northern Ireland are currently closed.
To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at weekends and school holidays. Please always check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel.

A group of women exploring a spring garden. Three are walking, one is using a motorised wheelchair.

Gardens are often one of the first places to show the changing of the seasons, and spring is no exception. March may still feel frosty, but outside you’ll find tender green shoots breaking through the earth. Before long blossom and blooms make an appearance, creating pockets of colour and fragrance that never fail to lift the spirits.

Here are some of the best gardens to visit in spring, so you can take a stroll to savour the sights of the season. Don't forget to read up on how to make your garden a great home for wildlife.

Find spring gardens near you

Spring in Northern Ireland

Spring gardens in Northern Ireland 

Northern Ireland is waking up for spring. At Springhill the magnolias greet you with their sweet fragrance, while daffodils bring bursts of colour to the grounds at Rowallane. Later in the season The Argory’s garden will be full of blazing yellow kerria.

Spring blooms to look out for

Pink blossom blooms at The Vyne.


Cherry blossom and apple blossom make up the perfect picture of spring and can also make great homes for wildlife. We care for hundreds of trees that blossom in the spring.

Flowers March — May.

Make your garden wildlife-friendly

From buzzing bees to chattering birds, wildlife can be found right on your doorstep. There's loads you can do for nature in your garden to make it a haven for all sorts of creatures. Find inspiration on how to help the bees, butterflies and hedgehogs who love to visit your garden, and make a promise for nature to create a home for wildlife. 

Want to know more about how you can help wildlife? Make a promise to nature