Snowdrops often give an early indication that spring is on it’s way and the delicate white flowers are just beautiful to see during a walk. There are a few places where you can see snowdrops in Berkshire and the surrounding area, below are a few locations:
Welford Park’s Snowdrop Season, Newbury, RG20 8HU. 29th January 2019 – 1st March 2020, 11am – 4pm (closed every Monday and Tuesday). The full snowdrop walk around the Beech Woods can take a fast walker 30 minutes but can take upto an hour at a slower pace.Adults – £8, Concessions – £6, Children 4+years – £4 and children under 4 – Free. Dogs on leads welcome. Free car parking. Children must be supervised at all times. Visit the carpets of Snowdrops, Old Laundry Tearooms and / or Heated Marquee for food and there is a Gift Shop. Welford Park is a private home. The event supports the following charities; MS Therapy Centre, National Garden Scheme, NSPCC Newbury, St Gregory’s Church, Welford and the Volunteer Centre Newbury.
Click here to visit Welford Park’s website.
Cliveden – National Trust, Taplow, Maidenhead, SL1 8NS. The first snowdrops of 2020 have arrived at Cliveden. Admission fees apply, free entry for National Trust members. When we went last year we asked at the Customer Services Desk where the best place to see the snowdrops on the site was.
Snowdrop Weekends at St Botolph’s Church, Swyncombe, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 6EA. The weekends are held on 8th and 9th February 2020, 15th and 16th February 2020 and 22nd and 23rd February 2020. 2pm – 4pm. See the snowdrops in the churchyard. Tea and cakes will be sold as well as other stalls. Click here for more information.
The National Garden Scheme also have properties opening up on specific dates so you can look at their snowdrops. Click here to find out which properties in the South East are taking part and when.
If you are looking for places to walk in Berkshire please click here for some ideas.
*I was not asked or paid to write this post. Details on this blog post were correct to the best of my knowledge on 26/01/2020. Please check with event organiser before attending and travelling to an event, for full details, t&c’s and to ensure the event is running. Click here for the Berkshire Mummies disclaimer.