South of France? No, it's Somerset (honestly)

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South of France? No, it's Somerset (honestly)Solent



You'd be forgiven for thinking this blooming beautiful picture of a field of lavender was a scene from the middle of Provence.

But the gorgeous image was actually taken in England, in deepest Somerset.

Around 50,000 plants stretch in rows towards the horizon at a farm in Faulkland, near Radstock, where the lavender is harvested for everything from essential oils, to ice-cream flavouring.

Photographer Sandra Kreuzinger was impressed by the 'intense' colour and smell that lingered in the morning mist.

Sandra, from Rostock, Germany, said: 'At 5.30 am, shortly after sunrise, the mist cleared and I was able to take this shot.

'The lavender had an amazing colour and smell.'

And it looks simply stunning.

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