Bluebells in bloom

Spotting a carpet of bluebells in a woodland is a highlight of any springtime walk in the countryside. Discover the top spots where you can see carpets of bluebells in woods in Devon.

bluebells on killerton estate in ashclyst forest near exeter devon

Four stunning bluebell woods at Killerton

With acres of woodland, the Killerton estate is a great place to see bluebells bring the woods to life. Here are 4 of the best spots.

Bluebells,. tulips and spring flowers in the garden A la Ronde

Beautiful bluebells in bloom

Wander around the tranquil grounds which has an undulating landscape with small carpets of bluebells throughout April and May.

Bluebells on the slopes above the river

Bluebells at Lydford Gorge

Steep wooded slopes provide a perfect home for bluebells to flourish and grow undisturbed.

A boy running along a path in the garden at Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre in spring

As spring bursts into life, find out about all of the seasonal things to do at Coleton Fishacre.

Trees displaying autumn colours in the garden at Knightshayes, Devon

Seasonal beauty in the formal and woodland garden

Explore one of England’s great post-war gardens, with one of the National Trust’s most important plant collections.

Glimpses of Cofflete Creek through the trees at Wembury Woods

Wembury Woods walk

A hilly route that encompasses colourful woodlands, some lovely views of Cofflete Creek and the hedge-lined fields that lie to the east of Wembury.

A blossoming tree outside the cottages on the Buckland Abbey estate

Step into spring at Buckland Abbey

A carpet of flowers, newborn lambs and walks in the countryside; where better to enjoy a day out than at Buckland Abbey?

Bluebells flowering in the garden at Coleton Fishacre

Bluebell spotting around Brownstone and Coleton Camp 

The sight of a sea of bluebells is one of the best things in late spring. Find out where the best places to see bluebells in flower usually are around Brownstone and Coleton Camp.

Overbecks bluebells

Beautiful bluebells by the sea

Smell the scent of spring as you take a stroll in the garden.

The house, seen from the garden at Greenway with bluebells in the foreground

Early summer in an English Garden

Find out some of the plants in flower you may see and the wildlife you may spot when walking through Greenway's woodland garden in early summer.

The old Civil War fort Gallants Bower is located on the Little Dartmouth circular walk

Gallants Bower

Built between 1643 and 1645 and now just a ruin, the Civil War fort is still an impressive place to explore with amazing 360 degree views across the estuary and inland.

A Wendy House covered in snow

The garden 

During the winter there's still lots of colour from ornamental grasses and acers.

View of the valley at Buzzards, Devon

Exploring Buzzards woodland

Why not take the chance to explore off the beaten track at this tranquil woodland in the Dart Valley? If you're lucky you might even spot an otter or two.

A gate to the parkland at Arlington Court, North Devon

Winford Valley walk

Discover Arlington Court, a Regency house nestled in a wooded valley in unspoilt North Devon, on a spring walk through woodlands and country paths.

The River Teign in autumn at Castle Drogo

Teign Gorge classic circuit

Follow the breathtaking Hunters Path high above the river Teign from the imposing bulk of Castle Drogo for chances to spot wildlife and stunning views. There are many places to stop and enjoy a picnic.

Bluebells Beckland Wood Brownsham

Wildflowers of North Devon

North Devon is a great place to spot wildflowers, especially in spring. Discover more about some of the flowers that grow here and how to identify them.