Discover six wonderful bluebell woods near Dunescape, Camber and Rye

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The first of the bluebells are out in the woods of Sussex and Kent.

If the weather stays fine we’ll soon have a glorious purple carpet of blooms. Here are six bluebell woods close to Rye and Camber that come recommended by the Woodland Trust and VisitWoods.org.uk.

Guestling Wood

There are spectacular bluebell and wood anemone displays in Guestling Wood, a typical High Weald ancient woodland of 110 acres close to Hastings Country Park.

Find it at Water Mill Lane, Pett, East Sussex. Grid ref: TQ 864 145

There’s a map here.

Brede High Woods

It’s run  by the woodland trust and they say of it: “The heathland, bluebell-carpeted ancient woodland, fern-lined rides and acid grassland at Brede High Woods provide homes for a huge range of wildlife, including a beetle thought to be extinct in the UK, herds of fallow deer and wild boar.

Find it off Chitcombe Road, the B2089, just south of Cripps’ Corner and north of Sedlescombe. Grid ref: TQ802201

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Battle Great Wood

Find it in Marley Lane, near Battle, East Sussex. Grid ref: TQ771160

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Collingwood

Find it off Stream lane and close to the B2244 Hastings Road south of Hawkhurst. Grid ref: TQ760292

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Flatropers Wood

Find it at Bixley Lane near Beckley on  the A268 north ofRye, East Sussex. Grid ref: TQ862229

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Vinehall Wood

Find it on the B2089 between Cripps Corner and Vinehall Street, East Sussex. Grid ref: TQ759204

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Want to discover more? 

Go to this site where you can type in a postcode for a list of your local bluebell woods

 

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