The Somerset Poppies

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4731

The Somerset Poppies – Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4731

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 put on a fabulous display of poppies to commemorate the ending of the First World War.

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4521

The Somerset Poppies – Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4521

The tall stems beckoned me to start at the bottom amongst the fallen leaves, and work upwards towards the blue sky.

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4704

The Somerset Poppies – Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4704

Mini Forest

Below the flower heads was a forest space inhabited by squirrels and pigeons.

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4446

The Somerset Poppies – Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4446

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4468

The Somerset Poppies – Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4468

Red Sea

From above the flowers were a sea of red colour.

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4412

The Somerset Poppies – Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4412

The autumn afternoon light was beautiful.

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4398

The Somerset Poppies – Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4398

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