Bluebells at Sheffield Park and Garden

Pheasant standing in bluebells at Sheffield Park, East Sussex

Mid April until late May is the perfect time for a visit to see the bluebells at Sheffield Park and Garden. There are plenty of places to enjoy them, whether you prefer to stick to the paths or pull on your wellies and venture off track. Here are the best places to spot them around the estate this spring.

In the garden

As you meander along the paths, you will find seas of blue throughout the garden as bluebells enjoy the dappled shade of our vast tree collection. Generally arriving a little later than the woodland bluebells, the garden display sits among other spring colour such as rhododendrons and fritillaries.  

" How the merry bluebell rings To the mosses underneath... "
- Alfred Lord Tennyson, "Adeline"

Walk Wood


Having been left undisturbed for years, this historic woodland has one of the best displays of bluebells at Sheffield Park and Garden. Walk Wood is a hidden delight of peace and tranquility, carpeted with bluebells throughout April and May.

As it is off the beaten track, sturdy footwear is recommended and it may not be suitable for buggies and pushchairs.

Bluebells in Walk Wood at Sheffield Park and Garden
Bluebells in Walk Wood at Sheffield Park and Garden
Bluebells in Walk Wood at Sheffield Park and Garden

East Park

The East Park circular walk has a spectacular show of bluebells and also gives glimpses back into the garden across the lakes.  It's also great for dog walkers, as this is the area where dogs are free to run off-lead.

 

Bluebells at Sheffield Park, East Sussex
Bluebells at Sheffield Park, East Sussex
Bluebells at Sheffield Park, East Sussex