Hever Castle Snowdrop Walk

Date: Saturday 1 March 2025

Hever Castle, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG. This 14th Century moated castle is set in 125 acres of award winning gardens, which feature wonderful displays of snowdrops, and crocus. Open daily from 10am until 4.30pm (last entry is at 3pm). Wrap up warm and enjoy a self-led tour of the snowdrops. During your stroll you will also be able to learn interesting facts about snowdrops. Around 140,000 snowdrop bulbs have been planted in Hever Castle’s Gardens over the past few years. Single and double snowdrops are interspersed with some unusual varieties in the Winter Garden, such as the yellow tipped ‘Wendy’s Gold’, a giant Galanthus called ‘Colossus’ which at 9 inches is one of the tallest snowdrops you can find, and Galanthus ‘Green Brush’ with its unusual green tipped flowers. Discover the blossoms of camellia, quince, daphnes, hellebores and early daffodils such as ‘Early Sensation’. In the Winter, Garden discover a wonderful selection of heathers and dogwoods including Cornus ‘Sanguinea’. Then head to the Moat Café for a warming drink and bite to eat to to round off a lovely day. Hever will be creating a Snowdrop Watch page on their website, so you can see exactly what the snowdrops are looking like before you visit. For information for disabled visitors, please click here.

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