Author: Jeff Bevan

Snowdrops - St Nicholas Church, Bratton Seymour, Somerset, England. ID 825_1265

Bratton Seymour Snowdrops

Bratton Seymour This church is my favourite of the Camelot parishes during spring and autumn equinox.  It sits high on Bratton Hill with long views east towards St Alfred’s Tower.  In the church is...

Snowdrops - Maperton, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0969

Maperton Snowdrops

Maperton Church This church in one the Camelot parishes of South Somerset sits hidden down a narrow walled lane in the tiny village of Maperton.  The lane is lined with beech trees and must...

Passing Storm - Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0878

Wedmore Storm

Ashton windmill at Chapel Allerton sits on the top of the Isle of Wedmore between the flat moors and levels of the rivers Axe and Brue. Axe Valley I drove to Wedmore this morning to...

Glastonbury Tor and Axe Valley - From Deerleap, Wells, Somerset, UK. iD 825_0679

Axe Valley Sunset

Axe Valley The Axe Valley is part of the Somerset Levels.  North of the Isle of Wedmore it feels separated from the flat moors to the south.  The Brue once travelled north to join...

Snowdrops - Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0381 - Glastonbury Abbey, Somerest, UK. ID 825_0381

Glastonbury Snowdrops

As well as its villages snowdrops are also found in Somerset’s towns. Shepton Mallet has its snowdrop festival, and the Bishops Palace in Wells has its snowdrop celebration but Glastonbury can also put on a...

Snowdrops - Church of St John the Baptist, North Cheriton, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9511

North Cheriton Snowdrops

North Cheriton is a tiny village in South Somerset with a beautiful church at its heart surrounded by a sprinkling of snowdrops. Church of St John the Baptist Like so many villages without a pub or...

Snowdrops - Donkey Field, Uphil, North Somerset, UK. ID 824_9259

Uphill Snowdrops

Sudden change in direction from South Somerset to North Somerset in my hunt for snowdrops. Donkey Field The Woodland Trust Plantation and the Donkey Field, also known as the Bluebell Field or Snowdrop Field, separates...

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8774

Blackford Snowdrops

The village churches of South Somerset have been a fantastic find.  I’m not sure how I failed to notice the their snowdrops in the past.  Perhaps these flowers are just out too early in the year for...

Morning Snowdrops - Church of St Peter and St Paul, Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, UK. ID 824_8460

Charlton Horethorne Snowdrops

Following my recent visit to Charlton Horethorne, today I returned to the church to photograph the snowdrops. Church of St Peter and St Paul For several years the village of Mells in the eastern...

Starlings - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9880

Starling Trail

There was soft blue hue to the light over Shapwick Heath tonight as we waited for the starlings to return to their roost. Shapwick Heath All our hopes were on the starlings returning to...