Now that restrictions are starting to be lifted, there are more chances to get out and about, so if you want to see the season take hold, here are some of the best places to find spring flowers in Devon.
Please remember, that although restrictions are being lifted, the UK is still under lockdown. Do not travel to Devon until the relevant steps are met – you can find out more about the lifting of restrictions and the roadmap to the end of lockdown, visit gov.uk/coronavirus
Coleton Fishacre, Kingswear
This sheltered garden has a whole host of beautiful plants and flowers, including a number of rare tree species. It’s a good place to spot azaleas and rhododendrons as well as other spring flowers.
Borough Woods, Ilfracombe
This ancient stretch of woodland is blanketed in bluebells during the spring – it is a great place to visit if you are on the look out for seasonal flowers.
This 140 acre nature reserve can be found on the edge of Dartmoor and is managed by the Devon Wildlife Trust. The reserve is full of beautiful spring blooms as well as rare butterflies which are much easier to spot at this time of year.
Marwood Hill Gardens
Located just a few miles outside of Barnstaple, Marwood Hill Gardens is a dog friendly garden comprising of 20 acres with three lakes to walk around. As the season progresses, you can see wisteria as well as narcissi.
Ashclyst Forest, Killerton
This is one of the best places to enjoy seasonal flowers, including bluebells and daffodils. It is one of the largest woods in east Devon and is on the Killerton estate, where there are a number of diverse landscapes to enjoy, all of which come alive in spring.
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