Bluebell Woods Derbyshire To Explore

Bluebell Woods Derbyshire – Looking for some stunning bluebell woods in Derbyshire, then check out our suggestions, there are some great bluebell walks Derbyshire to explore.

If you do find some amazing Derbyshire Bluebell Woods, remember to tread carefully and stick to the paths, so that the many Bluebell Wood Derbyshire continue to thrive and not be destroyed.

It is a criminal offence to dig up Bluebell flowers, so remember to leave the Bluebell walk Derbyshire alone for everyone to enjoy.

Bluebell Woods Derbyshire To Explore

The Birches

Location: Holly Lane, Ambergate, Belper DE56 2HG

The Birches is part of a network of woods that includes the larger Shining Cliff ancient woodland and overlooks the Derwent Valley. There are a numerous paths to take through the wood, plus a public footpath on the western boundary.

Bluebell Wood Derbyshire

Location: Hayfield, High Peak

Bluebell Wood is a small patch of woodland found just off the Sett Valley Way. A nice and wild piece of woodland, there are good wide paths suitable for wheelchairs (although the ground is varying levels and not surfaced in most places). There is a picnic bench allowing good views over to Lantern Pike. Fungi can be spotted in autumn and winter, and visit in spring for the bluebells. There is a nearby pay and display car park at Hayfield.

Burrs Wood

Location: Unthank Lane, Dronfield S18

Situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park, this woodland is dominated by mighty oak trees – with some specimens probably well over 200 years old – as well as an abundance of wild flowers.

Calke Abbey

Location: Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7JF

Calke Park and its National Nature Reserve has a varied landscape – from rolling grassland to ancient oaks – with trees that are among the oldest in Europe. Venture towards the park’s Serpentine Wood to see the bluebells in all their glory.

Kedleston Park

Location: Kedleston Hall, near Quarndon DE22 5JH

Keldeston Hall famous for appearing in the Hollywood film ‘The Duchess’, starring Keira Knightley. Discover bluebells and white wood anemone in Kedleston Park. Wildlife is protected in the designated Site of Special Scientific Interest that makes up a large area of the park – look out for the different animals, insects and fungi as you wander.

Lea Wood

Location:  Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5AE

At the end of June 2012 Derbyshire Wildlife Trust was gifted Lea Wood by the local community Lea Wood Trust.

A beautiful semi-natural ancient woodland in the Lower Derwent Valley near Cromford. The woodland has a rich history. The woodland floor is carpeted with bluebells and wild daffodils in spring and home to northern wood ants and 96 species of fungi. Combine with a walk along Cromford Canal keep the adventure going looking for dragonflies and grass snakes.

Mapperley Wood

Location: East of Mapperley Reservoir, on the southern edge of Shipley Country Park, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 6BR

The narrow belt of woodland and acid grassland glade is a glorious carpet of bluebells in spring and as summer approaches it bursts with birdsong.

Moss Valley

Location: The Ford, Ridgeway S12 3YD

The Moss Brook meanders through this ancient woodland. The ground is carpeted in bluebells, sweet woodruff and wood anemone in spring and early summer. Walk under towering beech trees in Long Wood, and explore Dowey Lumb – a small meadow rich in wildflowers and butterflies, you might even spy a roe deer.

Spring Wood 

Location: On the eastern side of Staunton Harold Reservoir, Melbourne, Derbyshire, LE65 1RN

This woodland reserve is a beautiful sight in May, when bluebells carpet much of the woodland floor.

As well as a mixture of trees including birch, oak, ash and alder, the streams that run through the reserve create a different habitat, where golden opposite-leaved saxifrage grows in spring.

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