Author: Jeff Bevan

Snowdrops - Shepton Montague, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7401

Shepton Montague

Shepton Montague This is a tiny village of only a couple of hundred people set deep in the countryside of South Somerset.  Many thanks to the farmer who kindly let me scramble up his...

Pitcombe - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1232

Pitcombe Snowdrops

Pitcombe is a tiny village that sits in a valley west of the town of Bruton in Somerset.  This valley provides a fairly flat cycle route that by-passes the steep hills around Bruton.  So...

St. Peter & St. Pauls Church - Maperton, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4576

Maperton Snowdrops

Maperton Church In the autumn the lane up the church is covered in golden leaves.  Today at the top of lane there is a steep bank next to the church which is covered in...

Huish Level and River Parrett - Langport, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6584

Storm Dennis

Langport Following on from Storm Ciara last week, Storm Dennis arrived over the weekend. Both brought heavy rain and winds.  On the Somerset Levels it also brought floods. The River Parrett burst its banks at Langport...

Snowdrops - Mells, Somerset, UK. ID 804_2436

Mells Snowdrops

Snowdrops of Wadbury Valley In the steep wooded valley that leads east of the village of Mells are some of my favourite snowdrop sites. The best spot can be found on a raised platform...

Snowdrops - Church of St Nicholas, Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5933

Raindrops and Snowdrops

Church of St Nicholas With perhaps one of the best locations in Somerset, high on a hill with open views across the countryside – perfect for sitting on the bench and watching the dawn....

Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5722

Bishop Palace Snowdrops

Each year the Bishop’s Palace in Wells put on a display of snowdrops.  Before the official visitor weekends I popped in to get some pictures without the crowds. The low winter sun was just...

Frost - Cross Plain, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3668

Cross Plain

Wavering Down Standing guard on the track to Wavering Down I was persuaded to stay and photograph Cross Plain instead. There was a lot of sheep this morning – not all with the same...

Snowdrops - Weare, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5199

Isle of Wedmore

Crook Peak Parish During my recent walks up Crook Peak the Isle of Wedmore has been sitting (as always) in the middle of the flat Somerset Levels.  The isle is not surrounded by sea...

Somerset Levels in the Mist - From Crook Peak, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2678

First Mist

My First Mist I’m not sure that this is the first blanket mist of the year – but it is to me. Recently I have been climbing (walking up) Crook Peak in the dark....