Bluebells in Cornwall

Across Cornwall the National Trust looks after woodlands and gardens that have carpets of bluebells. Here are some top picks for places to spot these colourful signs of spring.

Lanhydrock bluebells

Bluebells are flowering at Lanhydrock

Lanhydrock's woods are painted a beautiful shade of blue this spring

Bluebell flower head

Brilliant bluebells at Glendurgan 

Hundreds of beautiful bluebells are now in flower throughout the valley garden.

Bluebells in the garden

Spring in the garden at Trelissick

Spring is the perfect time to explore the garden at Trelissick. With bluebells flowering under the trees and magnificent magnolias blooming there’s lots of colour.

Bluebell woods at Godolphin

Bluebells at Godolphin

Godolphin is famed for its bluebells which carpet the woods during April and May - a natural flower display not to be missed. There'll be walks and talks, family activities and trails to celebrate one of the nation's best-loved wild flowers.

Bluebells on the path to the chapel-in-the-wood at Cotehele, Cornwall

Bluebells at Cotehele

The woods between Cotehele Quay and the Chapel-in-the-Wood is the place to find bluebells. The chapel marks the spot where Richard Edgcumbe I made a narrow escape from King Richard III's men in 1483.

Bluebells in the woods at Buckland Abbey

Across the border, Buckland Abbey  

At Buckland Abbey, near Tavistock, there are meandering paths through woods and countryside with breathtaking views, all with the seasonal glow of carpets of bluebells.


Miles of coast paths, sandy beaches, exotic gardens and a rich mining history. Cornwall's varied landscape offers a rich variety for summer days out.