Win a relaxing break for two to the Brecon Beacons

They protect and campaign, plant trees (millions of them), and restore ancient woodland for the benefit of wildlife and people. Put simply, the Woodland Trust stands up for woods and trees.

Ancient woodland is our most valuable wildlife habitat but faces relentless threats every day, and it deserves complete protection. Find out how you can help protect the woods and trees you love with the Woodland Trust.

Classic FM and the Woodland Trust have teamed up to give one lucky winner and their partner the chance to win a trip to the beautiful bluebell filled Brecon Beacons.

Surrounded by the rolling hills, acres of forest and a carpet of bluebells, Gliffaes Country House Hotel is an iconic part of the Brecon countryside and boasts its own stretch of river and 19th Century arboretum.

Enjoy a two nights’ stay at the four-star Gliffaes Country House Hotel with return travel included, as well as a traditional afternoon tea, breakfast each morning and a three-course dinner each evening.

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THE BIG BLUEBELL WATCH

The UK is home to a significant proportion of the world’s population of Hyacinthoides non-scripta – our native bluebell – and the Woodland Trust needs your help to find out where they are.

Bluebells typically flower between mid-April and late May. This early flowering makes the most of the sunlight that reaches the woodland floor before the full woodland canopy casts its shade. Millions of bulbs may grow closely together in one wood, creating one of nature’s most stunning displays.

A significant proportion of the world’s bluebells grow here in the UK. You’ll find them in broadleaved woodland, along hedgerows and in fields. Bees, hoverflies, butterflies and other insects feed on the nectar of bluebell, and their flowers provide an important early source of nectar.  

Visit a bluebell wood near you and discover carpets of deep blue flowers, stretching out under the tall trunks of ancient trees. Click here to see some of the Woodland Trust’s top bluebell woods.

And every time you let the Woodland Trust know you’ve seen a bluebell you’ll be contributing to their most accurate bluebell survey ever. Your records will help to monitor the status of the UK’s bluebells and over time will help the Woodland Trust to secure the future of native bluebells and their woodland home.

Find bluebells near you and put them on the map.

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WATCH THE VIDEO

An improvisation on pastoral themes amongst the beautiful spring bluebells…

Watch Anna Croad’s stunning performance in the midst of picturesque British woodland to celebrate the Big Bluebell Watch. 

WIN WITH THE WOODLAND TRUST

Classic FM and the Woodland Trust have teamed up to give one lucky winner and their partner a trip to the beautiful bluebell filled Brecon Beacons.

For your chance to win, simply answer the question below before 23.59 on Thursday 31st May 2018.

Q: Bluebell flowers provide an important early source of…

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