cornwall in colours: red

West Pentire Poppies and Barn

After a week of hesitation about when to visit West Pentire to see the poppy fields, yesterday seemed the best day to go. Although the sky was cloudy and threatening rain it was much bluer towards the coast. Whether the poppies would be in flower was an altogether different question.


  1. Happy red to you.

    1. Heyjude says:

      Closest I have come to those wonderful wildflower meadows you have been seeing! They make the heart sing 🖤🙂

      1. The Wikipedia article for West Pentire (from which I learned that pentir is Cornish for ‘promontory’) includes a photograph showing a field of wildflowers:

        1. Heyjude says:

          Yup! That’s one field I took photos of 🙂 See my latest post!

  2. Well, you got lucky! I love seeing poppies growing like this. What a beautiful sight.

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