From The Yorkshire Times.
Visiting a Bluebell Wood is one of the UK’s great seasonal highlights and the Woodland Trust has lots for you to visit for free across the North of England this spring.
When bluebells first appear can vary depending on early spring temperatures, so when you see your first bluebells you can record them on the Trust’s Big Bluebell Watch survey to help track their arrival across the country.
There is a fear that non-native Spanish bluebells are cross-breeding with our English bluebells.
An enchanting carpet of native bluebells is a great indicator of ancient woodland, which is one of our rarest and most irreplaceable habitats, covering just 2% of the country’s landmass.
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