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A woman taking photographs of the blossom at Beningbrough Hall, North Yorkshire
Photographing blossom at Beningbrough Hall, North Yorkshire | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Best places to see blossom

Each spring, blossom covers the UK in swathes of pink and white. From ornamental magnolias in gardens to hawthorn scattered across the countryside, discover some of the best places to see blossom in our care and beyond.

Plan your visit

A visitor admiring blossom in the orchard at Quarry Bank, Cheshire

Search our blossom map 

Using this blossom map, discover the places we look after that will be coming alive with blossom this spring, as well as some blossom-themed events and activities.

Bumblebee pollinating the cherry blossoms at Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Explore bee-friendly gardens 

Find out where you can explore the most bee-friendly gardens in our care, filled with these pollinators' favourite flowers as well as beehives to call home.

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage and his two LYR band members standing in front of a pinkish wall as the sun shines on them.

Blossomise events with Simon Armitage and LYR 

Discover blossom through music, poetry and immersive experiences. Attend a performance with the band LYR or join Simon for an intimate poetry reading this Blossom Week, 20–28 April 2024.

Best places to see blossom

    Colourful flower borders spill out over a path leading to a statue and door in a brick wall

    Explore gardens and parklands

    We care for more than 200 gardens and parks. From kitchen gardens full of fruit and veg to historic parkland, there’s something for everyone.