Easton Walled Gardens is well known as a snowdrop garden in Lincolnshire and we open especially for visitors to enjoy them. Last season 5000 visitors came to enjoy these stunning, delicate flowers which herald the beginning of spring.
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The snowdrop walk begins under the old gatehouse and the top half of the garden with its drifts of snowdrops, aconites and hellebores in the woodland walk.
Further along the winding path you arrive at the Cedar Meadow. The views across the valley and gardens are particularly good here. The meadow is specifically planted to be at its best during spring, whether you come for crocuses, snowdrops, daffodils or tulips. The luxurious rural Meadow Retreat hut is available to hire for the day for up to 6 people. Bring along a picnic or treat yourself to lunch in the tearoom.
Descending to the lower gardens you will find massed drifts of snowdrops in a beautiful setting overlooking parkland and the river. We like to keep a natural look to the big drifts on the snowdrop banks and so have avoided filling them with other bulbs.
As you make your way back towards the tearoom, you pass small beds where we have added cyclamen, pulmonarias, aconites, crocuses, early daffodils and irises in carefully considered colourways. Rare and unusual snowdrops can be found near the tearoom in purpose built beds. Spring flowers vary their flowering times according to the light and weather but we have spent a lot of time creating planting schemes that show colour and beauty whatever the weather has planned for the year.
Botanical Art Exhibition will be open in the Coach House each day
Assistance dogs only
We donít recommend attempting the full snowdrop walk in a wheelchair or scooter, the slopes are just too steep. A better (but shorter) route is marked on our maps.
Handrails are available on the slopes if you are able to walk.