Tagged: 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...

Snowdrops - Church of St Michael, Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID JB_6725

Somerset Snowdrops

  This is one of my favourite times of the year, because it is the time when the snowdrops signal the beginning of the end of winter.  Somerset has a wealth of places to...

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...

Rainbow - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 800_0058

Somerset Rainbows

Recently we have had day after day of dull wet weather.  We have also had starlings that cannot make their minds up on where to roost.  So I was inspired by the recent rainbow...

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...

Toadstools at Beacon Hill Wood - Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9968

Mendip Gold

Autumn can come and go in a heartbeat.  For me this was one of those years.  A late start followed by a series of storms that removed many of the leaves.  Combine this with...

Hole in the tree - Worth, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID MG_6642

Pigeon Hole

I came across these wood pigeons while driving along the main road between Wells and Wedmore in Somerset. I love the way that space had been made for the cables by cutting a hole...