Author: Jeff Bevan

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas) - Perry Mead, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9704

Perry Mead

Perry Mead Perry Mead is a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve in South Somerset.  Its a small but beautiful patch of grassland along the banks of the River Cary. To me there is a...

The Church of the Holy Trinity - Wyke Champflower, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1350

Pitcombe Valley

I recently visited the church at the tiny village of Pitcombe near Wincanton in Somerset.  The church sits in a deep valley that cuts through the steep hills around Bruton.  This valley to a...

Compton Pauncefoot

April Back in April the trees were bare after the long cold winter. A few primroses poked through the ground in front of the church. May Now in May, the countryside has come to...

Church of All Saints - Alford, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9277

Alford

I have been looking though my pictures recently and noticed a big hole in my church pictures.  The entire centre of Somerset was missing!  So today I picked the tiny village of Alford.  As...

Spring Grassland - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9058P

Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe Nature Reserve Middle of May is probably my favourite time of year.  The spring flowers are out and summer is just over the horizon.  At Lynchcombe, following Blackthorn, the Hawthorn trees are out...

Round Wood - Wells, Somerset, UK. IMG_8956

Round Wood

Milton Hill Each lunch time I would walk around the woods above Wells in Somerset.  The walk was a barometer telling me the progress of the seasons. When the wood anemones were about to...

Pitcombe - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1232

Pitcombe

South Somerset is a land of small villages. Many of these are tucked away is hidden valleys.  One of these is the tiny village of Pitcombe. I did not know where Pitcombe was until...

GB Gruffy

I’m still catching up with May posts after a long break with a broken computer and trips away from home. GB Gruffy is a Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve with a very strange name. Gruffy, comes from...

Under the bracken - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9307

Lynchcombe Update

I’m still catching up with posts after a long break with a broken computer and trips away from home. Lynchcombe Nature Reserve I was back up the Mendip Hills to check on the Lynchcombe...

Milton Road Cemetery

Milton Road Cemetery Milton Road in the north of Weston-super-Mare was the site chosen in the nineteenth century to build the cemetery for the quickly growing population. As you can see it is located between...