Snowdrops at Winkworth Arboretum

A carpet of snowdrops at Winkworth Arboretum

A welcome sight in the gloomy days of winter, snowdrops are a symbol of hope and new beginnings. The small, graceful flowers are a true pleasure to behold on a winter walk at Winkworth Arboretum.

If you're looking for snowdrops but want to avoid the crowds, Winkworth is the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful seasonal beauty. Thousands of snowdrops pop up in clusters around the Arboretum from early February onwards, or earlier in mild winters. The best displays can be found outside the tea-room, where you can see a lawn of common snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis), and along the Upper Arboretum and Spring Walk.

To find out more about Winkworth's snowdrops and other winter highlights, join one of the regular seasonal walks around the Arboretum, run twice a month and free for visitors. Find a walk >