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Spring Bulb Pageant

  • February 10, 2019 to March 31, 2019
  • 11:00am to 4:30pm

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A spectacular pageant of Spring bulbs starting with snowdrops followed by Lent lillies, heritage daffodils, winter aconites and snake's head fritillaries. Open Sundays and half term only.

Beginning in early February the Spring pageant will include wonderful snowdrops, Cyclamen coum, and Crocus tommasinianus, continuing through March and early April with drifts of Lent lilies and Doddington's unique collection of heritage daffodils (including rare Edwardian varieties), winter aconites and snake’s head fritillaries until May.

The spring bulb pageant was started in the 1950s by owner Claire’s grandparents Ralph and Antonia Jarvis. Around 150,000 bulbs have been planted or moved in the last 25 years.

Claire added a further 5,000 snowdrops to the nature trail with some money she inherited from her maternal Grandmother Cecily Mathias. ‘Cecily’s Snowdrops’ have now been enjoyed by visitors since 2005.

Make a day of your visit by exploring Doddington Hall's farm shop, cafe, and award-winning restaurant too.

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Times & Prices

  • Sundays only from 10th February - 31st March: 11am - 4:30pm;
  • Half term (Monday 17th - Saturday 23rd February): 12pm - 4:30pm.

Standard admission to Doddington Gardens applies. Tickets can be pre-booked on the Doddington Hall website.

  • Adults: £7
  • Children: £3.50
  • Family (2 adults and up to 4 children): £18

Tickets available on arrival at the Gatehouse. Historic Houses & RHS member cards accepted.

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