Category: Wells

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

Bishops Moat

  Last year the Bishops Palace in Wells, England’s smallest city, put on a wonderful display of homemade poppies.  The stood proud and high on their tall metal stems. This year the field of...

Almshouses from St Cuthberts Church - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6760- Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6775

St Cuthberts Open Day

  Recent open days at St Cuthbert’s church in the Hot Fuzz city of Wells in Somerset.  For a few pounds you could climb the narrow spiral steps up to the top of the...

Spring in the Park

The Somerset city is famous its cathedral, Bishop’s Palace and Vicars Close – but if you want to briefly escape the city the Palace Fields are a great place for a work. Palace Fields...

Wells Evening - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4309

Wells Evening

As the winter heat wave continues I headed up to Wells to capture the sunset behind its churches and cathedral. Wells  Up Knapp Hill on the edge of the Mendips is this view across...

Snowdrops - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_2151

Butterflies and Snowdrops

A few weeks ago I broke by camera and lens in a accident falling several feet down a bank onto a road.  So until these are fixed or replaced I using a spare camera....

Mendips in snow - Above Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1399

Wells Winter

We were all beginning to think that we would not get a real winter this year.  It has been so warm – and cloudy.  But today it finally snowed and the landscape around the...

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...