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01/03/2013 14:11 | By Annabelle Thorpe, contributor, MSN Travel
Amazing places to see spring in Britain

Beautiful spring walks in England and Scotland

Bluebells (© Rex Features)
  • Bluebells (© Rex Features)
  • Winchcombe and Belas Knap, Cotswolds (© Rex)
  • Foxley Wood, Norfolk (© Getty)
  • The Needles and Tennyson Down, Isle of Wight (© Rex)
  • The Vale of Evesham, Worcestershire (© Rex Features)
  • West Dean Woods, West Sussex (© Rex)
  • Patterdale and Ullswater, Cumbria (© Getty)
  • Symonds Yat and the Wye Valley, Monmouthshire (© Getty)
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Alright, so we might be a little on the optimistic side, but when the sun eventually comes out, so will the spring flowers. And whatever people may say about the weather (that don't involve four-letter words), Britain is home to some of the most beautiful walking paths that take in this changing of the seasons. So strap on those boots, it's time to start walking... 

04/03/2013 17:53
I live in an extremely picturesque part of the south coast and i'm not complaining! In fact will add, in relation to bluebell wood walks, some of the best i have ever seen,  were in Kent.
04/03/2013 13:58

please note that farndale is in the north york moors, not the yorkshire dales, these are 2 completely different areas/national parks, and are quite some distance apart

04/03/2013 12:44

While this is indeed a lovly collection of pictures of great locations from both England and Scotland, I am slightyl critical of the fact that of the ten, only one is from Scotland.

I understand that after the complaint from alot of Scots about the VistEngland article on MSN, not long ago, which had the word "Britain" in it when it was nothing but English [and indeed, lovly locations] places, before it was retitled "England" that this was an atempt to favour the Scots.

I don't mean to sound pickly, but it does sound to mean more like a vain atempt. Scotland has lots of lovly places along side England and I think I have a point if only one place in any article is from any other contituancy other than England.

People from England may find my comments arrogant, but this it is all to commonplace. If we are told we are part of Britain, it does not feel like it when we have articles like this with only one non-English place just so the arcitcle can have the name "Britain" in it, so I feel it is justified using this articles as a platform for airing views.

That being said, the collection is indeed lovly and all of Britain does have some very beutiful locations.

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