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Thousands of tulips in bloom near King’s Lynn

PUBLISHED: 15:41 24 April 2018

Photographer Kim Hunter took her two-year-old daughter to the tulip fields near King's Lynn. Picture: Kim Hunter

Photographer Kim Hunter took her two-year-old daughter to the tulip fields near King's Lynn. Picture: Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter

With the warm spring weather comes the spectacular views of colourful tulips spread across acres of Norfolk fields.

Photographer Kim Hunter took her two-year-old daughter to the tulip fields near King's Lynn. Picture: Kim HunterPhotographer Kim Hunter took her two-year-old daughter to the tulip fields near King's Lynn. Picture: Kim Hunter

Located in East Winch, near King’s Lynn, is the UK’s largest field of tulips where rows of the blossoming flowers brings an array of colour back to Norfolk’s stunning scenery.

The pink, yellow, red and purple flowers transforms the landscape into a kaleidoscope of colour.

A stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian BurtA stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian Burt

Thousands of bright, blossoming tulips across hundreds of acres of land is a familiar sight in Norfolk around this time of year but it won’t stay that way for long.

Once they reach their perfect state of blossom, the tulips are cut and their bulbs are planted in time to flower for the Christmas and spring markets.

A stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian BurtA stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian Burt

The beautiful crops are nurtured by Belmont Nurseries, based in Terrington St Clement, the largest commercial growers of outdoor tulips in the country.

A stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian BurtA stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian Burt

A stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian BurtA stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian Burt

A stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian BurtA stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian Burt

Belmont Nursery staff member Lee Norris amongst the field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian BurtBelmont Nursery staff member Lee Norris amongst the field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian Burt

Arlo Blackmore (2) in the stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian BurtArlo Blackmore (2) in the stunning field of tulips at East Winch. Picture: Ian Burt

Photographer Kim Hunter took her two-year-old daughter to the tulip fields near King's Lynn. Picture: Kim HunterPhotographer Kim Hunter took her two-year-old daughter to the tulip fields near King's Lynn. Picture: Kim Hunter

Photographer Kim Hunter took her two-year-old daughter to the tulip fields near King's Lynn. Picture: Kim HunterPhotographer Kim Hunter took her two-year-old daughter to the tulip fields near King's Lynn. Picture: Kim Hunter


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