The Best Places to see Snowdrops in Norfolk

Published: Tuesday 4th Feb 2020

Written by: Isobel Taylor

Norfolk’s fantastic display of snowdrops is the perfect reason to get your wellies on this Winter. We’ve put together a list of our favourite spots for snowdrop walks this February and March.


Walsingham Abbey, Walsingham

Snowdrop Walks open daily 25th January - 8th March 

Walsingham is one of the worlds most important places of pilgrimage but it also home to a fantastic display of snowdrops every February and March. Why not come and explore the history of this fascinating town and also get treated to a delightful sight of wild snowdrops at the same time. You can even purchase Walsingham snowdrop bulbs at Walsingham Abbey’s shop so you can take a little bit of Walsingham home with you!

Oxborough Hall, Swaffham

Garden open 10:30am - 5pm

As if Oxborough Hall were not beautiful enough already, every February the grounds become flooded with snowdrops. Wander through the woods, take in the fresh air and enjoy the breathtaking views of Oxboroughs snowdrop woods.

Snowdrops in woodland

Chestnut Farm, Holt

Open Days held 23rd & 27th February and 1st March, 11am - 4pm 

Located between the boutique town of Holt and the coastal gem of Sheringham, Chestnut farm boasts a 3 acre garden. This is a real haven for flower fanatics with over a 100 different varieties of snowdrops and crocuses. Scattered between the snowdrops you can see sculptures created by local blacksmith Toby Winterbourne. 

Brinton Hall, Melton Constable

Snowdrop tour taking place 23rd February 

Set in the grounds of a restored 16th century house, the garden has been designed so that visitors can enjoy its fantastic landscape all year round. For the Winter they have created a spectacular snowdrop theatre and a snowdrop tour is taking place on the 23rd February, through the Invitation to View scheme.

Blickling Hall

Blickling Estate, Alysham

Garden open 11am-3:30pm, Park open dawn-dusk

Set in the vast grounds of a 17th century Jacobean hall, Blickling makes a great day out with all the family and four legged friends are particularly welcome! Choose between the hall’s garden with its fantastic show of snowdrops and hellebores. Or take a wander through the parkland, open everyday dawn to dusk. Walk, cycle or run, enjoy being in the spectacular Norfolk countryside this Winter.

Exploring Norfolk? Be our guest. Norfolk Cottages has a stunning range of self-catered properties for you to stay in this Winter. Take a look at our fantastic collection here or call us on 01263 715779.

Isobel Taylor



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