Enjoy a spring stroll

Admire all the sights and sounds of this time of year with a springtime stroll around your favourite wood. Look out for blossoming bluebellswild garlic and wild daffodils, listen for the sweet sound of birdsong and why not have a go at climbing a tree on your travels? A walk in the woods during springtime is always a delight.

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Admire the beauty of bluebells

One of the most stunning spring highlights has got to be the bluebells that peep out from the ground, carpeting it in a magnificent sea of violet. Visit during April or May to see this springtime spectacle in all its glory. Explore our top bluebell woods.

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Look out for bursting blossom

Make the most of the season's spectacular displays as our trees and hedgerow burst into blossom. Take a look at our guide to British blossom.

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Take some spring snaps

It's one of the best seasons to capture the beauty of woodland on camera, as flowers are blooming and wildlife is all around after months of hibernation. Grab your camera and get snapping shots of bluebells, butterflies and everything in between. Take a look at our photography tips.

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Listen to the dawn chorus

Visit the woods before sunrise to experience the wonder of the dawn chorus. Listen out for the magical melodies sung by birds as they try to attract a mate. There is nothing better than wandering around the woods in the early hours with the enchanting sound of birdsong in your ears. Our guide to birdsong can help you learn to identify who's singing.

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Explore woodland wildlife

When spring arrives, woodlands become a buzz of activity. Animals that have spent their winters in a deep slumber wake from hibernation. Migrant birds arrive, insects emerge and plants and trees burst into life.

Discover woodland wildlife.

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