Fineshade Woods, Northamptonshire Not a carpet of bluebells, but a scattering of sweet hyacinth, celandines and anemones

I propose that a few hours spent in an English wood in the full flush of spring is an experience that leaves all such time investors revitalised and calmed.

Fineshade Wood is not furnished with a wall to wall carpet of bluebells, although sufficient in places to provide wafts of sweet hyacinth fragrance. This Forestry Commission-owned, largely broadleaf-planted, forest has mixed ground flora; bluebells, yellow lesser celandines and white wood anemones are scattered like an array of colourful stars.

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Source: Guardian Environment