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 or a picturesque watermill, 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

Blickling Estate 

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

Daffodils in front of Wimpole

Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire 

Wimpole is another great place to enjoy daffodils in East Anglia. You'll discover amazing carpets of them in the pleasure grounds, creating stunning vistas in lots of directions. As you walk down the plant hunter's walk, you’ll also be able to enjoy rare and exotic plants from around the world.

Close up of daffodils

Oxburgh Hall 

Springtime at Oxburgh Hall sees the gardens and woodland erupt with drifts of daffodils. Will the winter temperatures we've been experiencing mean that they're early or late this year? Look out for them carpeting the woodland floor, as well as along the river banks.

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?

Little boy standing amongst lots of daffodils


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. Will they bring a smile to your face?

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.

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