If you love daffodils, beautiful countryside, and a lovely day out, then come along to the National Trust property, Springhill (Moneymore) every weekend in March to admire the countless displays of colourful Daffodils throughout the estate.
Daffodils, also known as narcissus, announce the beginning of spring and waking of nature. There are hundreds of different varieties, with a wide range of colours, sizes and shapes. There is a great assortment at Springhill, with 600 new bulbs being planted each autumn our collection is always increasing. Come and see the wonderful display of these bright and beautiful spring flowers, and discover how many different types you can see throughout the grounds.
Springhill House will also be open following its deep winter clean - take a tour of the 17th Century plantation home to hear more about ten generations of the Lenox-Conyngham family who lived there. Visit the costume exhibition ‘Masters of Springhill’ which takes a closer look at almost three hundred years of the Lenox-Conyngham family history.
The Servants’ Hall Tea Room will be open for refreshments, as will the Well-Read Bookshop, packed with hundreds of second-hand books. Browse through the retail area, full of handpicked items for you, your home and garden.
Daffodil Danders will take place every weekend in March, from 12-5pm at Springhill (Moneymore). Normal admission, National Trust members free. For further information visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/springhill or follow us on Facebook.com/NationalTrustMidUlster