Bluebells in East Anglia

Top 5 Breathtaking Bluebells

With half of the worlds bluebell woods in the UK, East Anglia has is fair share of woodlands with carpets of bluebells every spring. Discover our top 5 spots to experience these iconic blue flowers across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

Bluebells at Brampton Woods, Cambridgeshire

Brampton Woods, Cambridgeshire

Brampton Wood is the second largest ancient woodland in Cambridgeshire and is at least 900 years old. The first records date back to the Domesday Book. The trees include aspen, oak, ash, field maple and birch. The entire wood was once clear felled and has since naturally regenerated. Some areas are now coppiced and provide a habitat for dormice.


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.


Bluebells at Haughley Park, Suffolk

Haughley Park, Suffolk

There is much more than 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


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


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.