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Very “Real” Estate: Vicars’ Close, Wells, Somerset, England

The oldest purely residential street in England is known as Vicars’ Close, which is located in Wells, Somerset, England, and dates from the mid 14th Century.  Planned by Bishop Ralph of Shrewsbury, at one time it was 42 separate houses, … Continue reading

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Starling Murmurations in Somerset

Starling Murmurations in Somerset By Regina Jeffers One of the most spectacular examples of British wildlife are Starling Murmurations. Thousands of starlings flocking together to form swirling balls can be found in Somerset each year from early autumn to February. … Continue reading

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Starling Murmurations

    Starling Murmurations are one of nature’s most magnificent sights. Thousands of starlings form sweeping balls before descending to the trees to roost. The best places to see this natural phenomenon is the Somerset (UK) Wildlife Trust’s Westhay Moor … Continue reading

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