Three children on a log in front of bluebells at Perivale Wood

Perivale Wood in April

April is always the most beautiful month at Perivale Wood. The ancient oak woodland is full of thousands of flowering bluebells mixed with blackthorn blossom and yellow lesser celandine. The wildlife is also awakening in the reserve. We saw the first slow worm of the year on the 4th April, just out of hibernation, and the new pond is full …