Where to See the Bluebells This Spring
Arlington Bluebell Walk, East Sussex mid-April ˆ mid-May. Swathes of blue carpet the fields and woodlands at Arlington where there are 8 walks of differing degrees over 3 farms. The Blue Walk is gravelled and suitable for wheelchair users, and mobility scooters are available for hire. Stay nearby at Stable Cottage (sleeps 6 from around £550 per week) on Heath Farm, which has an M2 mobility rating.
Bluebells and Sea
The bluebells stretch from the walled gardens to the sea at Hartland Abbey in North Devon and visitors are welcome, especially on Bluebell
Days (22/25 April, 1/2 May ). Circular walks through the grounds include a stroll to, home of the Dashwood family in the 2007 film of Sense & Sensibility. Bring friends and family and stay nearby at luxurious 5* South Clay (sleeps 10 from £2000 over the Easter holidays).
View for Free
Sloping gently down to the River Evenlode, Foxholes Nature Reserve in Oxfordshire is a peaceful woodland haven filled to bursting with Bluebells. Once part of the ancient Wychwood Forest, a carpet of blue spreads under the trees in spring. Stay nearby at The Chestnuts, an eco-holiday cottage with an urban-chic feel. (Sleeps 10) Weekend breaks from £598.