Some of the best places to see these beautiful wildflowers are:
Find a carpet of bluebells in Abbott Street Copse near the small village of Pamphill.
With great views of Blackmore Vale, Somerset, Wiltshire and Devon, Bulbarrow Hill is worth a visit. In spring, bluebells carpet the top.
Known locally as Charmouth Forest they’re actually not in Charmouth, but a few miles away at Wootton Fitzpaine. The lower beech woods have the most amazing display of bluebells. A circular walk takes you through the woods and past fabulous views of Charmouth.
This iconic tree topped hill is covered in them. There are stunning views from the top.
Near Lambert’s Castle, this ancient hill fort is full of bluebells in the spring. Coney’s Castle is just off the B3165 and there’s a car park off the road.
Delcombe Wood is mostly private but has limited public access. The are bluebells are interspersed with drifts of wild garlic.
Managed by the Woodland Trust, Duncliffe Wood boasts one of the largest areas of native woodland in Dorset, covering an area of 213 acres. It covers the double summits of Duncliffe Hill. There are some steep paths in places.
The beautiful broadleaved woods are home to carpets of bluebells in the spring.
Two areas of ancient woodland and a small, flower meadow next to Adam’s Green near Halstock. The area was given to Dorset Wildlife Trust in 2008. It’s also home to early purple and bird’s-nest orchids, common spotted orchid, cowslips, Goldilocks buttercup, wild daffodil and the rare adder’s tongue fern.
The beech wood is covered in bluebells.
The National Trust estate is a great place to see bluebells. Lime Avenue is full of the colours of bluebells and wild garlic.
This is the highest point in Dorset, at 279m. The ancient hill fort is covered in woodland and has views across Devon, Somerset and the beautiful Jurassic Coast.
This small native woodland is privately owned. Much of the magnificent display can be seen from the roadside.
Run by the Dorset Wildlife Trust the area consists of wet and dry grassland, scrub, woodland and small copses.
The 26-hectare ancient woodland and heath site is full of history, from the Roman road that runs through it to Thomas Hardy’s cottage at Higher Bockhampton.