Top spots for daffodils in the East of England

Daffodils are the emblem of springtime. Whether it’s in the grounds of an impressive stately home, a picturesque watermill, or an ancient Anglo-Saxon burial ground, there are plenty of places to spot these sunny blooms in the East of England.

Girl walking past daffodils with blossom behind her

Anglesey Abbey 

The gardens at Anglesey Abbey are always well worth a visit, but in spring they really come to life. With swathes of daffodils popping up all over the 114 acre estate, it’s the perfect spot for a stroll.

Daffodils in the foreground of Blickling Hall


Visit Blickling Hall this spring to see the entire garden come alive with masses of colour and fragrances. With daffodil lined avenues brimming with over 100,000 daffodils this is definitely one of the tops spots to see these golden flowers.

Two calves standing amongst the daffodils

Felbrigg Hall 

A host of golden daffodils can be seen carpeting the lawn in front of the Hall at Felbrigg, as spring gets underway. What other signs of spring will you discover?

Daffodils in front of Ickworth Rotunda


Spring at Ickworth welcomes swathes of gold to the estate as we begin to see masses of heritage daffodils popping up throughout the pleasure grounds in front of this Italianate palace.

Daffodils at Coughton Court, Warwickshire

Melford Hall 

A visit to this eclectic family home in springtime sees the moat bursting with these cheery trumpet shaped bulbs, including their own specially named Ulla and Melford varieties! Pop along for a walk around the grounds and follow up with a slice of cake in the tearoom.

Close up of daffodils

Oxburgh Hall 

A romantic manor house surrounded by a moat and set in a 70 acre estate, springtime at Oxburgh Hall sees the gardens and woodland erupt with drifts of daffodils.

Daffodils with white petals and yellow centre

Sutton Hoo 

Home to one of the most important archaeological discoveries of all time, Sutton Hoo is a great place for an afternoon ramble. But if you stroll around the estate during the spring, you'll also witness a mass of daffodils.

Daffodils in front of Wimpole

Wimpole Estate 

Wimpole is another one of the best places to spot daffodils in the East of England. You'll discover amazing displays of daffodils in the pleasure grounds creating stunning vistas and as you walk down the plant hunter's walk, you’ll also find many rare and exotic plants from around the world.

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