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Multi-coloured floral displays, vivacious bluebells, banks of daffodils and scenic countryside fields, that’s what spring is all about. We’ve selected some of the most scenic destinations in springtime, to get you in the mood. Yorkshire Dales
The Yorkshire Dales are without a doubt one of the country’s finest destinations to experience spring’s full bloom. The area flourishes into green and yellow fields, covered with beautiful primroses, bursting bluebells, and fluffy frolicking lambs. A coach tour with Shearings is a great way to sit back and take in the breathtaking hills and rolling valleys; and marvel at vibrant colours and delightful scents remarkable castles. The Cotswolds
The Cotswolds is one of the prettiest and most-popular destinations in the UK to visit. It was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966. The region is famous for its honey-coloured stone villages and wonderful hidden valleys, so unique that you can’t help but fall in love with it. The Cotswolds is one of the most unspoilt regions of England, boasting 3,000 miles of footpaths and bridleways, ancient woodlands and wildflower meadows as well as 4 000 miles of historic stone walls. If you’re looking for a picturesque holiday, a trip here is definitely for you. The Wye Valley
If you are seeking spectacular scenery, the Wye valley in Wales is internationally renowned as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; particularly recognised for its limestone gorge landscape and dense native woodlands. The area bursts into colour in spring as the bright yellow daffodils and beautiful bluebells arrive, creating a stunning spectacle that will be hard to forget. If you decide to visit, make sure to get cameras ready to capture stunning moments. Scottish Highlands
With dramatic mountain scenery, a stunning coastline dotted with islands, amazing wildlife and a fascinating history, the Scottish Highlands has everything you could think of and more. The region is unbelievably stunning in spring, as green spaces thrive with vivid flowers forming a scenic haven for a magical escape. If you haven’t been, you should check Shearings holiday collection to the Scottish Highlands.
Amsterdam & the Dutch Bulbfields
Springtime is the best time to visit Holland and see the incredible Dutch Bulbfields, as field upon field of flowers burst into multi-coloured bloom. No trip is complete without a visit to Keukenhof Gardens, known as 'The Greatest Flower Show on Earth'. Every year, almost a million people flock from all over the world to see the world's largest bulb garden come to life with displays of tulips, hyacinths and daffodils. Visit in spring and you’ll experience the colourful arrays of ornamental shrubs, blossoming fruit trees, natural woodland. The Italian Lakes
Situated in Northern Italy, the Italian Lake District is a paradise of crystal clear waters, traditional cobbled street and fascinating culture. You can choose from several lakeside destinations in Spring, including beloved Lake Como, with its scenic towns and dramatic mountain backdrops; Lake Garda with its medieval architecture and remarkable botanical gardens or the majestic Lake Maggiore with all its glory. Spring and early summer is a beautiful time to explore the region’s lovely sights, and beat the crowds. The Loire Valley, France
The Loire Valley is known as ‘The Garden of France’, and it’s easy to see why. The region is famed for its panoramic scenery, rolling countryside and magnificent landscape, which was once the home to French royalty. The area is irresistible for visitors, especially in spring time, as the pretty villages and towns shake off their winter chill, blossoming with marvellous paintings of wildflowers and pretty buds. And that’s not all; you’ll also find fantastic wines and cheeses and a treasure-trove of enchanted Châteaux and castles.