If you go down to the woods today...

You'll be in for a real treat. You may not find swanky restaurants; there may be no over-priced boutiques - but one of the (many) things the National Forest has got going for it right now is hundreds and hundreds of bluebells.

From April 18-May 17, you can see the blooms in all their glory at Yoxall Lodge in Newchurch (random but interesting fact - anti-slavery campaigner and general good egg William Wilberforce used to come here a lot). And it only costs £3 (£1 for kids). The simple pleasures, eh? Admittedly the video below is of bluebells in Wanstead, east London, but you get the gist - and if any of you do go to the National Forest - post it on YouTube will you?


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