A spokesperson for the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - which is inviting people to take pictures of bluebells
to post on its Facebook wall or tweet @ YorksWildlife - said: "With sunlight still able to hit the forest floor, bluebells
literally explode across many woodlands here in Yorkshire.
And if you haven't had the time to visit a bluebell
wood yet, do make an effort over the Bank Holiday weekend.
MOSELEY BOG Yardley Wood Road, Moseley, B13 9JX This nature reserve is packed with plants, wildlife, old gnarled trees and stunning displays of bluebells
5 Allen Banks, Northumberland Here the bluebells
are interspersed with wild garlic, so the smell is amazing.
The Spanish bluebells
are pale to mid-blue, and often also white or pink.
GARDENERS in Northumberland have joined the battle to save native and historic varieties of daffodils and bluebells
Start planting now for wild spring drifts of snowdrops, bluebells
The Woodland Trust has hundreds of sites across the UK for spring walks among the bluebells
- and for 2016 it's launched an augmented reality smartphone app that leads families on a "magic" path through 24 of its woods.
Last week, Janice Oliver emailed to say she had found clumps of bluebells
with white ones growing among them and asked if it was rare.
WALES' native bluebells
face being wiped out within 50 years - because of an advancing army of foreign flowers.
ZOE CHAMBERLAIN visits 20 bluebell
woods in Birmingham and beyond CARPETS of bluebells
are starting to bloom across the Midlands as a joyful sign that spring is here.
99 ENGLISH BLUEBELLSENGLISH BLUEBELLS Picture a carpet of English bluebells
drenched in warm April sunlight; their scented violet-blue bells nod delicately above glossy green foliage.
In the spring the line is adorned with primroses, daffodils and, surprise, surprise, bluebells
, but it is particularly during the winter months that the sights, smells and sounds of a travelling steam train conjure up a nostalgic atmosphere.
ClickPress, Tue Apr 12 2011] The National Trust has predicted an early and fantastic display of bluebells
this year following the mild and dry start to 2011.
Although last December was the coldest for a century, it has been followed by the mildest February for a decade and a mild, dry March, prompting bluebells
to start flowering a couple of weeks earlier than normal, the National Trust said.