Bluebells in East Anglia

Breathtaking bluebells in the East of England

With half of the worlds bluebell woods in the UK, the East of England has is fair share of woodlands with carpets of bluebells every spring. Discover our favourite places to experience these iconic blue flowers across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

Bluebells at Brampton Woods, Cambridgeshire

Brampton Woods, Cambridgeshire

Over the space of a few weeks in spring, from mid-April onwards, bluebells set our woodlands ablaze with their bright blue flowers. Brampton Wood is the second largest ancient woodland in Cambridgeshire and is at least 900 years old and is home to trees like aspen, oak, ash, field maple and birch. 

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Bluebells at Captains Wood, Suffolk

Captains Wood, Suffolk

Captain’s Wood is a most extraordinary wood quite different to any other wood owned by Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Unlike the dense thicket of the coppices of Bradfield or Combs Woods, Captain’s Wood has an open airy feel with space between the trees where fallow deer roam through one of the greatest expanses of bluebells in the county.

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Bluebells at Haughley Park, Suffolk

Haughley Park, Suffolk

Visit Haughley Park for their "Bluebell Sundays" throughout April but there is much more than just bluebells to see: the main lawn boasts the largest magnolia in Suffolk and the largest hollow oak tree. There is a dell garden, paved walled garden, holly and laurel walks and walled kitchen garden. In the woods there are way-marked walks of between 1 mile and 2.25 miles, through woodland garden, old broadleaf, natural woodland, old plantation and new.

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Bluebells at Fairhaven garden, Norfolk

Fairhaven Woodland & Water Garden, Norfolk

Set in the heart of Britains magical waterland, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is a secret hideaway just waiting to be discovered.

Fairhaven is a unique garden rich in wildlife. The Garden, a mix of native and cultivated plantings, is set within a 130 acre ancient woodland leading to a private broad

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Bluebells at Foxley Wood, Norfolk

Foxley Wood, Norfolk

The largest ancient woodland in the county. Wildlife includes birds, butterflies, other insects, deer, other mammals, bluebells, orchids and other flowers, rare trees (midland hawthorn, wild service) and fungi.

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