Blooming from February until the end of April daffodils are a sure sign that spring is near in the garden at Trerice. Key places to spot the wide variety of narcissi are in the orchard, particularly the summer house, where there are plenty of daffodils to admire, from the early Welsh native Tenby to late flowering Pheasants Eye. Another variety of daffodil in the garden is the mid-spring flowering Dutch ‘Van Sion’, this historic flower is not quite as old as the house at Trerice but not far off! Registered in 1620, nearly 50 years after the house was built, it grows on the kayling lawn overlooking the house and wider estate.
The Elizabethan manor itself is a Cornish gem and Trerice remains little changed by the advances in building fashions over the centuries, thanks to long periods under absentee owners. Today the renowned stillness and tranquillity of Trerice is much prized by visitors.