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Snowdrop Tour Lyndalls and The Laskett Garden

Discover the delicate charms of snowdrops in peak season in formal and informal settings at Lyndalls in Sollars Hope and The Laskett Garden in Much Birch.

The event starts at Lyndalls, Sollers Hope, the private residence of Stuart Donachie and Chris Carter.

After some refreshments upon arrival, our guests will have a guided tour by Stuart of this beautiful private garden set in seven acres within a hidden Herefordshire Valley in the Woolhope Dome. The gardens were created from scratch by the current owners over the past 23 years with an overall informal design with emphasis on natural contours and forms. Large herbaceous borders (created with the help of the local farmer’s tractor), wooded areas, ponds and an alpine house provide numerous habitats for a large collection of unusual and rare plants. A chance meeting with a noted galanthophile began an obsession with snowdrops that has resulted in a collection of over 600 varieties which should be reaching peak flowering at the time of our visit.

The Laskett’s collection of snowdrops was originally created by Sir Roy Strong’s late wife Julia Trevelyan Oman. Vastly expanded and naturalised, the collection is enchanting.  The snowdrops bring a sense of purity and tranquillity to the garden at this time of year.  The formal gardens and topiary really show well.  The snowdrop display in the colonnade court adds an extra dimension to this unique experience.  A warming lunch will be served in The Laskett house.

Guided tour with a warming lunch will be served in The Laskett house.

Where: Much Birch HR2 8HZ & Sollers Hope HR1 4RL

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The Laskett, Much Birch, Herefordshire, HR2 8HZ

Organiser: The Laskett Gardens

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