A Walk for the sake of Bluebells


The mention of bluebells and I shiver with excitement, as for me, it’s not only about their simple aesthetic beauty, colour and form, but also their scarcity. With all the excitement of the Brighton May festival, my plans to visit the bluebells can get waylaid. Luckily this year I made it, despite the chance of rain looming, typical. So, with close friends, family and a flask of coffee, we arrived in Arlington, Sussex.

Carpets of Blue

Bluebell walk Arlington

Arlington Bluebell Walk and Bates Green farm trail is renowned in Sussex as one of the best walks to experience. For children it is fantastic as they get to see a small array of farm animals before the walk begins, including friendly angora goats. There are eight walks to choose form, each of them giving a spellbinding, magical vista. The light was rather dim as the British clouds filled the sky, however this did not spoil our adventure.

children running with bluebells


girl with bluebells


Catching the Bells

The month of May is the key time to catch ripely bloomed bluebells, Arlington Bluebell Walk runs till the 27th of May, so catch them while you can. Your entrance fee will also contribute to one of the farms many charities so you can feel good in many ways!

Photo Session

For those of you wanting a special photo session within the beauty of the Sussex landscape, you can book that experience with me. Let’s choose a walk in the magical woodlands with your family so you can have a treasured memory of a special time together. Think ahead and you could create this as a special gift for an anniversary or special birthday coming up.


Ask Sophie Sheinwald about her bespoke portrait photo sessions and her new photo-quote product, where you choose a special quote with your chosen photograph and it gets printed for you as a 5×7 print.