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image for Outdoor Event item typeSnowdrop Walks at Walsingham Abbey Grounds & The Shirehall

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Gardening Event, Sat 26 Jan - Sun 3 Mar 2019, £2.50-£5.50

Walsingham Abbey snowdrops

Walsingham Abbey snowdrops

Carpets of naturalised snowdrops surround the remains of the medieval Priory at Walsingham Abbey.


Come and explore 18 acres of woodland and river walks carpeted with naturalised snowdrops. The Abbey Grounds surround the ruins of the medieval Priory and Shrine of our Lady of Walsingham, destroyed at the dissolution of the monasteries.

Visit includes admission to the Shirehall Museum, Walsingham's unrestored Georgian Courtroom.
Gift shop and plant sales. Dogs on leads welcome.
Walsingham Farms Shop's pop up Snowdrop Café will be open at weekends in February and the first weekend of March.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Partial wheelchair access. Historic Houses property. Historic Houses members admitted free except on charity days.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 26 Jan - Sun 3 Mar 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Last entry 15.30


Adult £5.50, Child 6-16 £2.50. Under 6 free.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 26 Jan - Sun 3 Mar Snowdrop Walks
Sun 24 Mar Ormiston Families Walk With a Fork Norfolk


Common Place,
NR22 6BP



See location of Walsingham Abbey Grounds and The Shirehall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 938378  Lat: 52.89412 Long: 0.87440

In centre of Little Walsingham village, 4.5 miles north of Fakenham or south from Wells-next-the-Sea, off B1105

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 25 miles from King's Lynn/Norwich station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Partial wheelchair access. Historic Houses property. Historic Houses members admitted free except on charity days.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree