Bluebells in the North East

Spotting a carpet of bluebells in a woodland is a highlight of any springtime walk. From secluded valleys to ancient woodlands and even sand dunes, there are a host of places to see bluebells in the North East.

Springtime at Margery Wood, Surrey

Allen Banks, Northumberland

The largest area of ancient woodland in Northumberland, Allen Banks is covered in wild flowers each spring. A carpet of bluebells and ramsons, commonly known as wild garlic, covers the woodland floor in spring and early summer and make a beautiful setting for a spring time wander.

Bluebells at the Skirrid, Monmouthshire

Embleton Beach, Northumberland

The silver sands of Embleton Beach are backed by wildlife-rich dunes that are a haven for wild flowers. Cowslips, burnet roses and bloody cranesbill all thrive well in the coastal habitat, but in spring the bluebells are the stars of the show.

Bluebells in the woodland at Seaton Delaval Hall, Northumberland

Seaton Delaval Hall, Northumberland

Take a short stroll from the formal gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall this spring to discover the North West Wood with its sea of bluebells beneath the trees. The woodland is also home to the new theatre-inspired Delaval Playdium, perfect for younger visitors to let off some steam.