National Gardens Scheme: Snowdrops at Westcroft

Event Details

This event finished on 05 March 2020

At Westcroft, Boscombe Village, near Salisbury, SP4 0AB.
Lyn Miles, 01980 610877,,

7m N/E Salisbury - on A338 from Salisbury, just past Boscombe & District Social Club, park there or in field opposite house, signed on day. Disabled parking only on drive.

From 11am to 4pm on the following dates:

January:  Thursday 23rd, Thursday 30th

February:  Thursday 6th, Friday 7th, Sunday 9th, Thursday 13th, Thursday 20th, Sunday 23rd, Thursday 27th Feb

March:  Thursday 5th

Admission £3, children free.

Home-made soups, scrummy teas inside the house. Visits also by arrangement January to March for groups of 20+ on weekdays only except Thursdays.
Whilst overflowing with roses in June, in Jan and Feb the bones of this ⅔ acre galanthophile’s garden on chalk are on show. Brick and flint walls, terraces, rustic arches, gates and pond add character. Drifts of snowdrops carpet the floor whilst throughout is a growing collection of over 400 named varieties. Many hellebores, pulmonarias, grasses and seedheads add interest. Snowdrops (weather dependent) and snowdrop sundries for sale, greetings cards, mugs, bags, serviettes etc. Featured in Amateur Gardening Wheelchair access is limited to lower levels and not easy when the ground is soft in mild or wet weather.