Category: Wells

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4602

The Somerset Poppies

Catching up with the Wells Poppy Trail at the Bishops Palace. The Somerset Poppies Following visits to the Cathedral and St Cuthbert’s Church today I visited the famous Bishops Palace in Wells.  Volunteers had...

Poppy Trail - St Cuthberts Church, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2723

Wells Poppy Trail

The Wells Poppy Trail displayed handmade poppies across all the city churches. St Cuthbert’s Church As the largest parish church in Somerset, St Cuthbert’s is sometimes confused for the city’s cathedral.  The inside of this church,...

Poppy Trail - Wells Cathedral, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2691

Wells Poppy Trail

Handmade poppies are on display, until Sunday,  in all the churches in Wells to commemorate the end of the First World War one hundreds years ago. Wells Cathedral The famous steps leading to the...

Cathedral High Tour - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_2386

Wells Cathedral High Parts Tour

Wells is the smallest city in Somerset and the whole of England.  Its cathedral is one of the best anywhere.  And now you can take a tour of the its high parts.  May be...

Market Square - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 825_3428

White Wells

With snow covering Somerset I headed to its City of Wells.  In the UK, in order of increasing size, we have hamlets, villages, towns and cities.  Wells is a city because it has a...

Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 825_2243

Wells Snowdrops

As we head towards the end of the snowdrop season I headed north to Wells hoping I could find some fresh flowers. Bishops Palace This weekend the Bishop’s Palace  held a snowdrop celebration.  So...

Super Moon over Wells Cathedral - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8321

Wells Supermoon

Blue Supermoon Like most people on the earth we had a blue supermoon today.  A supermoon is created when a full moon coincides with the closest part of the moon’s orbit. So it looks a...

Sunrise over Wells - Somerset, UK. ID 824_3018

St Cuthberts Wells

I love a good sunrise and for most of the year I can get out and photograph a sunrise or sunset and still find time to go to work in-between.  This weekend I had to work both...

Pigeons - Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_1457

Bishops Moat

The moat around the Bishop’s Palace in Wells provides the perfect reflection of autumn. The Moat On a recent walk I was lucky to be passing the moat when the wind had dropped.  The...

April Shower - St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8269

April Showers

April showers are part of spring in Somerset.  This shower curtain moved slowly across the sky above Wells. Strange Weather After a warm dry start to the spring this week the weather changed direction...