Signs of spring in Dymock - coming soon

Ledbury Reporter: Signs of spring in Dymock - coming soon Signs of spring in Dymock - coming soon

IT is a sign that spring is here, when people flock to Dymock to see daffodils.

The village's annual Spring Fayre and Daffodil Weekend will take place this year on Saturday, March 29 and the following day.

Highlights will be stalls in the village hall and guided walks to the wild daffodil fields.

The fields would have been well-known to the celebrated Dymock Poets, who lived in the Dymock area, or visited often, prior to the outbreak of the First World War.

Members included Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas and Robert Frost.

The long defunct daffodil line used to take the annual crop of wild daffodils by train to hospitals in London and Birmingham.

Now the wild flowers are for viewing, not picking.

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