Snowdrop watching in Hertfordshire
PUBLISHED: 09:16 22 January 2010 | UPDATED: 16:35 20 February 2013
February is snowdrop time and many gardens have special opening times to view collections.
Open daily from February 6 to
28 , noon-4pm
A renowned display of snowdrops around the remains of the Norman Castle and surrounding moat. The walled Kitchen Garden has a labelled collection, view by appointment or as part of a guided walk. Guided Walks on Mondays and Wednesdays at 2pm, tickets sold on the day in the entrance kiosk. Refreshments available weekdays and Saturdays in the Tea Room, Sundays in the village hall or at nearby public house. Snowdrops and Hellebores for sale.
Benington, Stevenage SG2 7BS
January 19 to February 21 for Snowdrop season (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
The Snowdrop Line is updated weekly: 01223 810080. Weekdays are quieter for visiting.
Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge CB25 9EJ
The Gibberd Garden
Sunday February 14
Open from 11.30am to 4pm for snowdrops and chance to appreciate the garden in winter. Home-made soups and crusty bread at lunchtime.
Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow, Essex CM17 0NA
Admission charges apply