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Snowdrops near you

he recent storms are over and the snowdrops are at their best. Find places to see them near you.
We also have details of one of the largest snowdrops festival at Shaftesbury in Dorset.

Although the weather forecast remains unsettled there are many great places to see snowdrops and winter flowering plants.
We list all the best places including National Trust Gardens and the National gardens Scheme Gardens - just click through to our Snowdrops pages.

If you live near Shaftesbury it is worth visiting this historic town for the annual snowdrops festival. Come and enjoy hundreds of thousands of snowdrops planted in and around the historic hilltop town of Shaftesbury, Dorset. The snowdrops bloom from late January to mid-March and include examples of rare and unusual Galanthus species and cultivars.

Shaftesbury's snowdrop season is one of the biggest events of its type in the country and the town's free snowdrop walks, including wheelchair and pushchair accessible routes, can be enjoyed by all, including dogs. Activities on offer during the season include an open snowdrop art exhibition at Shaftesbury Arts Centre, snowdrop-themed craft classes and visits to local landmarks. 

More details at the Shaftesbury Snowdrops Festival Website