Following My Feet Follow Jeff Bevan across Somerset

St Marys Church - Huish Episcopi, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_7045H

Churchyard Flowers

Huish Episcopi I was driving to the heronry at Swell Wood when I came to halt after I caught a glimpse of the flowers in the churchyard of St Mary’s church in Huish Episcopi....

Comma (Polygonia c-album) on Blackthorn (Prunus spinos) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6765

Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe Recently Somerset Wildlife Trust contractors and volunteers have been out clearing scrub and fixing fences around the nature reserve. There are still plenty of sheep sharing the steep Lynchcombe fields with those higher...

Bluebells in the Donkey Field - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6243

Donkey Field

Donkey Field The village of Uphill is separated from its large neighbour, Weston-super-Mare, by a small green belt consisting of a Donkey Field and a tree plantation. The Donkey Field (aka Bluebell Field) is...

Wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa) - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_5980

Wood Anemones

Park Wood Easily my favourite place for wood anemones.  Park Wood is just outside Wells.  If you are looking for somewhere to park then the nearby Morrison provides 3 hours for free – more...

Churchyard Primroses

The other day we took a family walk around Lynchcombe nature reserve and down to the village of Westbury-sub-Mendip.  That day Storm Gareth was blowing so I could not take pictures of the flowers...

Daffodil Cottages - Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4463

Lynchcombe Walk

Top to Bottom It may have been blowing a gale today but I wanted to walk around Lynchcombe.  I am a volunteer warden for the Somerset Wildlife Trust so a quick walk around would...

Red Post - Corton Denham, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4346

Red Post

In 1896 the parish of Poyntington was transferred from Somerset to Dorset.  This was a shame for Somerset so I will pretend it never happened and by doing so it must still in Somerset....

Wells Evening - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4309

Wells Evening

As the winter heat wave continues I headed up to Wells to capture the sunset behind its churches and cathedral. Wells  Up Knapp Hill on the edge of the Mendips is this view across...

Parrock Hill - Corton Dehham, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4184

Corton Denham

The age of snowdrops is over, the time of the daffodil has come. Summer temperatures in Somerset.  It is still February, this week last year we had 6 inches of snow, but this year...

Snowdrops - St Raphaels Chapel, Huccaby, Dartmoor, UK. ID IMG_3651

Huccaby Snowdrops

A quick detour out of Somerset into neighbouring Devon, up onto the moor to visit the tiny St Raphael’s Chapel at Huccaby. St Raphael’s Chapel Today I did not have the best of the...