Category: Wells

Snowdrops - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7791

Bishops Snowdrops

It was another rainy winter day in Somerset.  Perfect to head up to Wells and visit the Bishops Palace to join their “Snowdrop Celebrations”. The flowers were out all across the stunning location. Mixed...

Deerleap Dawn

Deerleap This is the name of the narrow lane that runs up the southern face of the Mendip Hills from Wookey Hole.  This steep hill overlooks the valley of the River Axe and the...

Kingfisher - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_3748

Bishop’s Kingfisher

Bishop’s Palace The kingfisher that lives in the moat at the Bishop’s Palace may be the most famous kingfisher in Somerset.  This is a beautiful location and is worth a visit even without this...

Christmas Lights - Cabot Circus, Bristol, UK. ID IMG_7422

Happy Christmas

I love the things that people do to celebrate Christmas like this wonderful post box in Wells Happy Christmas St Cuthbert’s church has a Crib Festival each year.  For me this begins Christmas. A...

Christmas Lights - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1439

Christmas Illuminations in Wells

Time to get into the Christmas mood with a visit to the illuminations at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells. Chance to stroll around enjoying some mulled wine and a mince pie. My favourite was...

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells.

The Somerset Poppies

Red poppies created by thousands of local children.  First planted in 2018 to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One.  Since then the poppies have returned each year to chosen corners...

Wild Garlic in the New Cut - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3945

Cut Above

New Cut The words new cut brings images to mind of motorways crossing a hillside.  However, this is not the case in Wells.  Here the New Cut appears to be an ancient track up...

Snowdrops in the Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0379

Bishop’s Snowdrops

Each year I make a visit to the Bishop’s Palace in Wells.  This is a beautiful place to visit, and you can return all year on the same ticket.  What’s not to like!  They...

Starling Murmuration - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2891

Starling Trail

I was recently driving passed Wells on the bypass near Morrisons when a large flock of starlings flew overhead.  They were on their way to the roost at RSPB Ham Walls. I have seen...

The World - Wells Cathedral, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_2555

The Gaia World

Following the Festival of the Moon last year, the Gais world has landed in Wells Cathedral at the heart of Somerset. Visit in the evening to see the world shine at its best. Australia...