Tagged: Poppies

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...

The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Shapwick, Somerset, K. ID JB1_1325

Shapwick and Loxley

Remembrance Sunday The village of Shapwick sits on the edge of the Somerset Levels along the ridge of the Polden Hills.   The church has a beautiful display of hand knitted poppies for remembrance...

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...

Remembrance Poppies - Church of St Mary - Abbas and Templecombe, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2564

Templecombe Poppies

This Sunday marks 100 years since the Armistice was signed in November 1918, bringing an end to the First World War.  On Remembrance Sunday 11 November 2018, people around Somerset will be reflecting on the lives...

Poppy Fields - Cary Hill, Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 822_4936

Cary Hill

At the top of Cary Hill south of the small town of Castle Cary there are two fields of poppies. So soon after 5 am I headed out to capture these fields in the golden first...

Poppies - Castle Cary, Somerset, UK.

Hadspen Poppies

I cannot resist a field of bright red poppies. These were in a field above Hadspen near Castle Cary in Somerset. And finally… This field of poppies had some great butterflies including Green-veined Whites (Pieris...

Poppies

Poppy Fields

Today I made an early morning stop above Castle Cary to photograph poppies. In the distance more poppies shone bright red in the landscape. Distant poppy field on Nettlecombe Hill in Somerset. The view...

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More Poppies

Having found the perfect poppy field I was not going to give-up after a single visit.  The the last couple of days I have stopped on the way to work in the morning and...