The Top Places To See Snowdrops In The Lake District


It's that glorious time of year where beautiful snowdrops pop up all around, reminding us that spring will soon be here. We've rounded up the top 5 spots in the Lake District to see these elegant flowers blooming.


Grizedale Forest is just south of Hawkshead and part of the woodlands overlook Coniston Water. The forest spans over 6,000 acres and is rich in oak, spruce and pine trees. At this time of year the snowdrops are popping up to say hello and there are lots of walking trails and biking routes to explore while you spot them. Discover our cottages near Grizedale Forest here.

The woodland surrounding Tarn Hows is the perfect place to admire carpets of snowdrops. The lake here is a site of special scientific interest and as well as the pine and spruce, you'll be able to spy red squirrels running about. Check out our cottages nearby here.

Grasmere is one of the most famous lakes in Lakeland and has the most beautiful woodland setting. Click here to browse all of our cottages in Grasmere.


Number 5 on our list of top 5 places to see snowdrops in the Lake District is Hill Top, 2 miles South East of Hawkshead. This 17th century property was once owned by Beatrix Potter and it was this farmhouse which inspired six more of her famous childhood books including The Tale of Tom Kitten. The beautiful gardens at Hill Top have stunning pockets of snowdrops at this time of year. Click here for our cottages nearby.