Category: Wells

Platinum Jubiliee - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_7970

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Catching up with some posts after a busy time at work and family trips.  It was wonderful to look back at the day in June when we celebrated the Platinum Jubilee. Platinum Jubilee Flags...

Three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1271

Three-spined Sticklebacks

There is a small group of fish living in Wells that are getting a lot of attention.  They are three-spined sticklebacks, which are pretty common in Somerset and the rest of the UK.  However,...

Daffodils - St Cuthberts Church, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1741

St Cuthbert’s Daffodils

Continuing my trips to Wells in Somerset, a visit to the church that became famous in Hot Fuzz.  In the film, during a church fete one of the spires at the top of the...

Primroses on the Rampart Bank - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7164

Spring at the Palace

A swan welcomes the start of spring at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells.  Wells is a tiny city at the heart of Somerset with a big history.  The Bishop’s Palace also has a living...

Snowdrops - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0161

Bishop’s Snowdrops

The Snowdrop Celebrations at the Bishop’s Palace have returned in Wells.  Covering five weekends starting at the end of January this is a chance to see carpets of snowdrops around the palace gardens. First...

Wells before dawn - Somerset, UK. ID JB_7467

City Lights

Beating the Rain It looks like we are going to get a lot more rain next week.  Getting out before dawn can be a great way to beat the rain.  Standing on a cold...

Crib Festival - St Cuthberts, Wells, UK. ID IMG_6737

Crib Festival

The church of St Cuthbert in Wells put on another wonderful Crib Festival.  Over 200 miniature nativity scenes made from lot sorts of materials.  For me nothing welcomes in the start of Christmas as...

Oak Trees in the Mist - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID BR59786

Bishop’s Fields

Early autumn morning in the Bishop’s Fields, near Park Wood.  These fields at the City of Wells in Somerset are a popular dog walking spot.  But get up a bit earlier and you may...

Festival of the Moon - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0110

Festival of the Moon

Looking up at the moon from inside Wells Cathedral. Festival of the Moon The moon appeared in Wells Cathedral as part of the Festival of the Moon. If looks surreal as it floats between...

Market St - From St Cuthberts Church, Wells, Somerset, UK> ID BR58347

Rooftop Wells

St Cuthbert’s in Wells has been opening its doors, letting visitors view England’s smallest city from the top of its tower. My favourite fish and chip shop is down there. Almshouses, once called poorhouses,...