Bishops Moat

 

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

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

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.

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

This year the field of poppies has been replaced with a display around the moat.

Remembrance Poppies – Bishops Moat, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3160

Remembrance Poppies – Bishops Moat, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3152

The moat, and the city is famous for its family of swans.  Today this one found itself behind the poppies.

Remembrance Poppies – Bishops Moat, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3158

The real swans became famous when they started ringing the bell for food.

Swans Ring the Bell

The swans ring the bell to be feed at the Bishop’s Palace – Wells, Somerset, UK. ID DSCN0796

And equally famous for their large numbers of cygnets.

Bishops Palace Swans - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 804_4383

Bishops Palace Swans – Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 804_4383

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