Snowdrop Walks at Saxby, Knaith & Somerby Hall

Friday 10th – Sunday 26th February
More than 100,000 snowdrops along with crocus and winter iris create a winter walk through the gardens and woodland of Brightwater Gardens Saxby, Market Rasen, LN8 2DQ
Brightwater Gardens is one of the UK's newest winter gardens with 120,000 snowdrops, 40,000 crocus, and winter iris throughout the site.
These have created a magical ¼ mile winter walk leading through the garden and new woodland. There are banks of willows, dogwoods and winter flowering shrubs and pleached red-twigged limes to delight you as your wander.
The enthusiasm and long term vision of Brightwater makes up for the immaturity of this exciting new Winter garden.
For further information – telephone 01673 878820 or e-mail

Sunday 12 February Knaith St Mary
Wander through the Snowdrop and Aconite woods beside the mighty River Trent, in this park-like garden with its delightfully intriguing church - which will be open to view. There is also a longer marked walk on offer (45 minutes return) to the Gate Burton Chateau, which sits on a knoll with striking views over the Trent valley. Dogs on leads are welcome.
Knaith Hall, Near Gainsborough DN21 5PE (Mr & Mrs John Burke) 11am-3pm.
On the A156 Lincoln/Gainsborough road, three miles south of Gainsborough.
Entrance £2.50, in aid of St Mary's Church, Knaith.
Tea/coffee and delicious cakes will be available, together with a warm welcome as you toast by a roaring log fire in Knaith Hall.
Dates and times: Sunday, 12th February 11am-3pm.
Contact information:  Call 01427 611 696 for further information.

Sunday 19th February Snow Drop Walk at Somerby Hall 
At 2:00pm by kind permission of the Laming Family
Admission £3 including cake & tea.
Proceeds to St Laurence's Church, Corringham
Somerby Hall is now a ruin, however in February the grounds becomes a carpet of snowdrops & aconites, which are harbingers of Spring.
Meet at Wood house Farmstead - located A631 - as you travel from Corringham, it’s the farm on the right before you enter the dual carriage way - from Gainsborough - travel along the Thorndyke Way and it’s the farm on the left as you enter the single carriageway
Come with appropriate foot wear and clothing – will be cancelled if very inclement
Telephone for more information 01427 612017

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