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A location guide to bluebell woods

A location guide to bluebell woods - We list some of the best locations to find bluebells.

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Bluebells like moist and shady conditions of woodland and are to be found all over the country in late April to mid May.  Here's a selection of some of the best woodland to visit for beautiful bluebells.

Bluebell wood - Woolley Wood,  Sheffield
Woolley Wood, between Shiregreen and Wincobank, Sheffield
Photo by Peter Bargh

Ardkinglas Woodland Garden, Argyll and Bute (Admission Charge)
Arlington Bluebell Walk, East Sussex (Admission Charge)
Ashridge Estate, Berkhamsted
Badbury Hill, Oxfordshire 
Blickling Hall in Norfolk  (Admission Charge)
Brede High Woods, East Sussex (No charge)
Carstramon Wood Wildlife Reserve, Dumfries and Galloway
Woodland on A614  Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire (No charge)
Coton Manor Garden, Northampton (Admission Charge and No tripods allowed!)
Darroch Wood, Perthshire
Dunham Massey, Cheshire (Admission Charge)
Ecclesall Woods, Sheffield  (No charge)
Forest of Dean – Gloucestershire
Green Castle Woods, Carmarthenshire (No charge) 
Heartwood Forest, Hertfordshire Heartwood Forest, Hertfordshire
Hardcastle Crags West Yorkshire (Admission Charge) 
Harewoods & Sandhills, Kent
High Camer Wood, Cree Valley Dumfries  (No charge)
Hillhouse Wood, Essex (No charge)
Leigh Woods, near Bristol
Micheldever Woods, Hampshire
Rufford Abbey Country Park, Nottinghamshire (Free - Car Parking charge)
Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey (Admission Charge)
Woolley Woods, Sheffield (No charge)
Yoxall Lodge, Staffordshire (Admission Charge - restricted opening season)

Do you know of really good bluebell locations? Have you a comment to make about ones in our selection? If so please add your comments in the box below.

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13 May 2012 9:15PM
Hill House Wood, west bergholt is very good fr bluebells and free to enter,

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