Tulips set field near King’s Lynn ablaze

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Pictured is Jess Green. Picture: Ia

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Pictured is Jess Green. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Tulips have set a Norfolk field ablaze with colour under the late spring sunshine.

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Pictured is Jess Green. Picture: Ia

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Pictured is Jess Green. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Rows of red and yellow flowers dance in the breeze at East Winch, near King's Lynn. Fields and fields of them are grown around the Fens.

But their blooms aren't destined for the shops. Instead farmers raise the flowers and cut their heads off for their bulbs.

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Later in the year, they'll go on sale so gardeners up and down the land can enjoy a colourful display next year.

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt


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A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt

A field of tulips in full flower, between East Winch and Gayton. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

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