IN PICTURES: Wallington's crocus lawn is a spectacular sight
One hundred thousand crocus bulbs have burst into bloom during the recent good weather and created a stunning display that has attracted huge visitor numbers to one of the north-east's top attractions. Snowdrops, hellebores and narcissus also provide a colourful welcome to spring.
The National Trust care for Wallington Hall and Estate. The hall is open between 12.00 and 17.00 and the estate between 10.00 and dusk. Further access details available on their website.