Here’s where you can see bluebells in Hampshire

PUBLISHED: 15:21 04 April 2019 | UPDATED: 15:25 09 March 2020

Bluebells in Micheldever Wood (CC BY-NC 2.0) via flic.kr/p/bXfADN

Bluebells in Micheldever Wood (CC BY-NC 2.0) via flic.kr/p/bXfADN

© Neil Howard 2012

Running from mid-April to late-May, bluebell season is a wonderful time to visit Hampshire. Here’s where you can see them

 

 

1. Micheldever

Just north of Winchester, this wild woodland has a small parking area on Northington Lane. As well as the bluebell show each spring, the wood contains a number of archaeological features.

 

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2. Hinton Ampner

Part of this National Trust-owned site - home to a beautiful country house - turns in to a sea of blue each spring.

 

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3. River Hamble Country Park

Expect to to see bluebells on show in the Dock Copse area, just south of Manor Farm.

 

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4. Exbury Gardens

Turning to a sea of colour each spring, Exbury Gardens is a great place for a day out this April/May to see bluebells, azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons.

 

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5. Hollywell Estate

The popular walk on the Hollywell Estate around the stunning river meadows and historic parklands of the Meon Valley estate takes place on the 25th and 26th April. The 3 mile trail is not wheelchair or stroller accessible, but dogs on leads are welcome. Ticket price includes a drink and delicious food will be available to purchase for cash only and raises funds for the Murray Parish Trust.

 

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