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
Walking trail

Bluebells are flowering at Lanhydrock 

Lanhydrock's woods are painted a beautiful shade of blue this spring, as blankets of bluebells take hold throughout the woodland.

Bluebell flower head

Brilliant bluebells at Glendurgan 

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

Bluebells in Trelissick garden, Cornwall

Blankets of bluebells at Trelissick

Come and see Trelissick spring to life. With bluebells flowering and rhododendrons blooming, the garden is bursting with colour. Winding paths reveal sights of splendour around every corner.

Bluebell woods at Godolphin

Bluebells at Godolphin

Explore Godolphin's great outdoors. Wander through woodland carpeted in bluebells, climb to the top of Godolphin Hill and discover the mining history of the estate with the family mining trail.

Bluebell in 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.