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‘Daffodil drive’ - See the spectacular quarter-of-a-mile stretch of golden flora

PUBLISHED: 15:30 11 March 2020 | UPDATED: 15:44 11 March 2020

David and Vance Taylor own and run  Fieldview Farm, a B and B near Fakenham where their daffodil drive has become a spectacle.
Byline: Sonya Duncan
(C) Archant 2020

David and Vance Taylor own and run Fieldview Farm, a B and B near Fakenham where their daffodil drive has become a spectacle. Byline: Sonya Duncan (C) Archant 2020

Archant 2020

Springtime’s golden daffodils have long inspired generations of British creatives, including poets Wordsworth and Shakespeare.

But for a couple from north Norfolk, the beautiful yellow flower has become the stunning quarter-of-a-mile backdrop to what they call 'daffodil drive'.

The spectacular vision for the floral design came from bed and breakfast owner, Vance Taylor, 39, of Field View Farm at Colkirk, near Fakenham. However, it was his husband David's handiwork which created what guests see today.

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David and Vance Taylor own and run  Fieldview Farm, a B and B near Fakenham where their daffodil drive has become a spectacle.
Byline: Sonya Duncan
(C) Archant 2020David and Vance Taylor own and run Fieldview Farm, a B and B near Fakenham where their daffodil drive has become a spectacle. Byline: Sonya Duncan (C) Archant 2020

Mr Taylor said: 'David planted them six years ago, just a year after we moved here.

'They are my favourite flower and he always promised me a daffodil drive.

'I went away from work for a few days and when I came back, he'd worked non-stop to plant 1,500 bulbs.'

The couple, who married eight years ago, have been together for 20 years. Mr Taylor, who is originally from Reepham, described the drive as 'a dream come true'.

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