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April showers bring out the flowers, and beautiful bluebells are blooming across Hampshire. Don’t miss this stunning show of nature, here are our top five places to see bluebells in Hampshire.

Be sure to protect the delicate flowers and stick to the pathways when visiting.

Micheldever Woods, Winchester

Micheldever Woods near Winchester is one of the best places to see bluebells not just in Hampshire but in the whole of the UK. There are two waymarked trails through the beech woodland – the Archaeological Trail and the Family Trail.

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The Vyne, Basingstoke

Morgaston Woods, part of the National Trust’s The Vyne near Basingstoke is a magical place to see bluebells every April along the estate’s 1.4-mile walk through the woodland.

Woodland Bluebells Walk at The Vyne

Sloden Inclosure, New Forest

One of Forestry England’s top places for bluebells in the country, the Sloden Inclosure near Fritham in the New Forest, is an area protected from the grazing New Forest ponies, heralding beautiful bluebell displays.

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Farley Mount, Winchester

Farley Mount is a large area of open chalk downland and woodland to the west of Winchester. The area includes Parnholt Wood, West Wood, and Crab Wood, all with bluebells decorating their forest floors in April.

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Hinton Ampner, Alresford

Another National Trust gem, the four-mile Dutton Estate Walk takes in the historic grounds of Hinton Ampner, with carpets of bluebells bedecking the beech woodland every April.

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More spring flower walks in Hampshire

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Woodland Bluebells Walk at The Vyne
Woodland Bluebells Walk at The Vyne

A 1.4 mile walk through the Vyne's bluebell woods. Bluebells are usually at their best late April-early May.

Farley Mount Monument
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Farley Mount Monument

A large area of beautiful downland and woodland, including West Wood. The area is ideal for walking and picnicking, with fine views over central Hampshire, particularly from the interesting monument at Beacon Hill. Several car parks serve the area.

Hinton Ampner House and Garden
Hinton Ampner House and Garden

Best known for its fine garden, Hinton Ampner is an elegant country house with an outstanding collection of furniture, paintings and objets d'art.