May 5, 2011 In
photos: Thousands of bluebells give Brean Down spring colour
month of warm sunshine has turned the grassy slopes of Brean Down
Thousands of bluebells have been in full bloom on the
northern slopes of the rocky outcrop in recent days, as pictured
numbers of walkers have been taking advantage of the good weather
to enjoy the wild flowers at their very best.
been a fantastic display of bluebells on Brean Down this year,"
National Trust spokesman Allan King told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
nothern side of the Down is slightly more sheltered than the south
and there is a deeper soil cover there too - so it's perfect for
them. There are very few spots like this in the UK where you can
see bluebells like this."
bluebell was recently voted Britains most popular wild flower
in a nationwide poll and Brean Down was last year named as one
of the UK's top walks.
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