Spring walks around Berkshire

As nature wakes up after winter, why not head to the woodland at Cliveden, The Vyne or Maidenhead and Cookham Commons to see the trees coming into leaf. There are lots of places to see signs of spring on a walk around Berkshire and the Thames Valley.

A view of Cliveden house through trees

Cliveden 

The Cliveden estate in Buckinghamshire has miles of winding walks to enjoy. Spring time woodland walks offer swathes of snowdrops, before bountiful bluebells bloom around April, as well as the most spectacular vista of the iconic house from afar. All Cliveden's walks enable you to enjoy unique views over the Thames Valley.

Oak tree on Cock Marsh, Berkshire

Maidenhead and Cookham Commons

Discover oak trees, wildflower meadows, bluebells and meandering marshes on walk around Maidenhead Thicket or Cookham Commons

Daffodils in between trees in the sunshine

Greys Court 

Discover the wider estate at Greys Court on the estate walk, which takes in the outer areas of this peaceful place. Through woodland and fields, discover wonderful views across the rolling Chilterns Hills and find signs of spring, such as daffodils and wild flowers popping up along the route. The Spinney Woods at Greys Court becomes home to a carpet of bluebells, making for an impressive view when looking back on it from the estate walk.

A clump of primroses

Basildon Park 

Choose from one of 4 way-marked walks to discover signs of spring at Basildon Park. Follow the green walk for the chance to see some impressive views of the mansion through the trees across the parkland; on any of the walks look out for spring flowers such as violets, cowslips, cherry blossom and primroses. 

A picture of spring bluebells at The Vyne
Walking trail

The Vyne 

Walking boots at the ready, it's time to uncover some forgotten traces of history hidden in the woods at The Vyne. Follow this circular route before heading on to our Brewhouse tea-room for a bite to eat.