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Swim in a Sea of Bluebells this Spring!

Written by Martine Somerville

Bluebells are most definitely flowers of the Spring
They grow in gardens and the woods and oh what joy they bring,
So we have found some lovely places where bluebells can be seen,
The Bluebell Ball is here again and could be the best they’ve ever been!

Winkworth Bluebell Watch at Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming, Surrey

Check website for best time to visit.

Why not have a lovely family day outdoors at this stunning arboretum. Witness a truly spectacular bluebell display and let the kids play amongst these glorious blooms! Find out more.

NGS Bluebell day at Hatchlands Park, Guildford, Surrey

29th April 2018

Head to Hatchlands Park and enjoy a beautiful spring time wander around the edge of the Park and be totally dazzled by the carpet of bluebells! Find out more.

Blue Festival at Blickling Estate, Norwich, Norfolk,

19th April  – 19th May

©National-Trust-ImagesMatthew-Antrobus

To celebrate the bluebell season this year, Blickling Estate are holding a very special event. The magnificent house will be lit up in blue til late in the evening and you can follow very special trails, followed by entertaining blues music so take a picnic and relax on the lawn. This sounds like a perfect spring day! Advance booking needed. Find out more.

Curiosity Garden at Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire

©National-Trust-ImagesAndrew-Butler

This beautiful Georgian house set in a deer park is the perfect setting for a bit of bluebell spotting! The children will also enjoy looking at the wildlife in the area and learning about the previous owners and servants who used to live in the house. Find out more.

Guided Walk at Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

©National-Trust-ImagesDrew-Marsh

©National-Trust-ImagesDrew-Marsh

Come along and see the spring bluebells in a truly picturesque setting. There is so much wildlife to discover and over 15 miles of footpaths with waterfalls and tumbling streams amongst unspoiled woodland. Find out more.

Bluebells at Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Dorset

See the very pretty bluebells at Holt Wood and all the other lovely flowers as the gardens of this historic home spring into life. Find out more.

It’s Bluebell Time at Buckland Abbey, Garden & Estate, Yelverton, Devon

1st May – 27th May
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This is a great family day out with plenty to keep the children amused including quizzes and trails and also the added bonus of seeing a magnificent carpet of bluebells, which dazzle the footpaths. Find out more.

Bluebell Walk at Clent Hills, Worcestershire

29th April

A delightful family walk awaits through beautiful countryside including a spectacular carpet of pretty bluebells that cover the hills at this time of the year. Find out more.

Bluebell Spotting at Nyams, West Sussex

The romantic setting of Nyams is just a lovely place to see bluebells that are rumoured to always bloom on St George’s Day Find out more.

Bluebell Festival at Godolphin House, Helston, Cornwall

©National-Trust-ImagesAndrew-Butler

©National-Trust-ImagesAndrew-Butler

For a great day out, visit Godolphin House and learn about the history surrounding the house and take a relaxing stroll around the beautiful garden. There are also family trails and of course you can’t possibly miss the spectacular spring bluebells which reside there at this time of year! Find out more.

Have you seen any bluebells we have missed?  We’d really love to know! Someone else might love it, and really want to go! If you’ve got ideas, suggestions or reviews, you can shout all about it on whatever channel you choose!

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