A Wildflower Walk

SGSouthWestCoastPath2 A Wildflower Walk

Garlic and Bluebells found along England’s South West Coast Path. Photo credit: Monash Kessler/South West Coast Path.

Fancy a walk along the South West Coast Path, England’s National Trail and famous long-distance footpath?

If you’re traveling or living in England and you’re a wildflower lover, make time in the spring to walk along the South West Coast Path to see blooming wildflowers. Among the flowering plants along the path are the wild garlic, bluebell, primroses, wild carrot, blue start of spring squill, anemone, bee orchids, water germander and Saw-wort.

According to the South West Coast Path team, here are the 5 Best Spring Flower Walks along the South West Coast Path:

  • Rosemullion Head Circular, Cornwall (4 miles): This circular walk offers views of Rosemullion Head, secluded coves and the Helford estuary.
  • East Prawle to Prawle Point, Devon (3.9 miles): This walk takes in coastal scenery and the ancient green lanes of Devon.
  • Seaton to Lyme Regis Undercliffs, Dorset (7.2 miles): Considered  challenging, this walk passes through the ash and field maple woodland of Axmouth to Lyme Regis Undercliffs National Nature Reserve.
  • Croyde and Saunton Down, Devon (3.4 miles): Centered around Braunton Burrows, this is Devon’s first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. One of Europe’s largest sand dune systems, it is home to 500+ species of flowering plants.
  • Boscastle and Pentargon Waterfall, Cornwall (1.7 miles): The walk is known for its stone hedge covered in the lichen sea ivory and the cliffs topped by maritime grassland.

Find out more at the SouthWestCoastPath.com.

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