The woods at Hardcastle Crags explode with bluebells in April and May. Bluebells will transform the valley with an unearthly haze to create one of nature’s most stunning displays.
Newton Woods in the North York Moors provides a stunning display of bluebells with the added photographic highlight of Roseberry Topping.
Middleton Woods is the largest remaining ancient woodland site in West Yorkshire. Early spring is a wonderful time to enjoy the woodland, as wildflowers are at their most abundant and bluebells, wood anemone, wood sorrel and lesser celandine cover the ground.
Occupying flat land on the eastern side of the Vale of York, this woodland has a very varied structure comprising wet and dry mixed broadleaved woodland, a small reedbed, and areas of restored lowland heath. In spring a stunning carpet of bluebells greets you and on a still day the scent of the flowers is irresistable.
This ancient woodland has been restored to its former glory and boasts original features such as grottos and glades, rustic temples and waterfalls, as well as carpets of bluebell in spring and an impressive number of woodland birds.