ANCIENT woodlands in Sheffield – which are carpeted with stunning bluebells – will be celebrated this weekend.
The popular annual Bluebell Festival takes place in Woolley Wood nature reserve, one of the finest bluebell woodlands in the region and a haven for wildlife, on Saturday.
Visitors will have a chance to learn more about the woodlands and try traditional crafts, from clog making to iron smelting, between 11am and 4pm.
There is also a climbing wall and fun family activities.
Maureen Shipley, from the Friends of Concord Park and Woolley Wood, said: “The festival has been running for a number of years now and increases in popularity each time.
“The vast carpet of bluebells is a wonderful setting for the activities and visitors can find out more about one of the city’s most beautiful green spaces.”
Professor Melvyn Jones will lead a historical walk around the woods while author Rob Haslam will take people on a short stroll on Saturday.
Meet at the entrance next to the BMX track, off Ecclesfield Road, Lower Wincobank.