Bluebells in the North of England

Late April and May are generally the best times to see bluebells in the North of England and they make a colourful backdrop to a spring time walk. You'll find carpets of bluebells at many of the places we care for - here are some of our favourite spots to see them:

A shimmering carpet of bluebells at Dunham

Bluebells in the North West 

You don’t have to travel far to find bluebells in spring. From Speke Hall in Liverpool, where you can take a magical walk through woodlands swathed in blue, to the marvellous meadows at Dunham Massey, these are some of our top spots for bluebells in the North West.

The gardens in the spring at Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Bluebells in the North East 

From secluded valleys to ancient woodlands and even sand dunes, there are a host of places to see bluebells in the North East. If you’re lucky you might also spot wildlife like roe deer and woodpeckers. Take a look at our list to find out where you can see the flowers near you.

Bluebells carpet the woodland to the West of the house at Speke Hall, Merseyside

Bluebells in Yorkshire 

Take a walk through the woodlands we look after in Yorkshire to enjoy this seasonal splash of blue on the ground.


Take a virtual tour of a bluebell wood

There’s plenty of scientific evidence that being out in nature is hugely beneficial to our health and wellbeing, but recent studies have shown that just looking at images of nature can also help to reduce stress levels. If you’re searching for a way to relax, why not escape to a virtual bluebell wood with the help of this ‘slow TV’ video? Simply put your headphones on and let yourself be transported.