Category: Glastonbury Tor

Autumn Equinox at Glastonbury Tor

Autumn Equinox

This year in the UK the autumn equinox was on the 23rd September.  The time when the sun rises due east and sets due west.  The earth is not leaning towards or away from...

Sunrise over the Somerset Sea - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8977

Glastonbury Tor Sunrise

With the autumn equinox approaching it was time to re-visit the top of Glastonbury Tor.  It has been a while and I missed a lot of opportunities this summer.  So I wanted to welcome...

Spring Equinox Sunrise - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7355

Spring Equinox

First a confession, I missed the Spring Equinox by a day.  Exhaustion from several days trudging through snow caused me to stay in bed too long.  So today, with a great weather forecast, I...

Church of St Mary the Virgin - Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4655

Croscombe

Croscombe Croscombe village lies between Wells and Shepton Mallet in Somerset.  Until recently it had a garage that serviced my motorcycle.  The George Inn has been a destination for many of our Sunday walks. The...

Supermoon from Wearyall HIll - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4913

Somerset Supermoon

Supermoon After a disappointing visit hoping to see the starling murmurations from the hamlet of Stileway I remembered this was supermoon night.  At first the moon was hidden behind clouds.  This gave me enough time to...

Glastonbury Tor at Sunrise - Somerset, UK. ID 824_4167

Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor at Dawn A glorious sunrise from Glastonbury Tor is a great way to start the day. I remembered my wild-angle lens so today I could get the all the tower into the picture....

Sunrise - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 824_1250

Glastonbury Sunrise

Before sunrise the lights shine across the Somerset Levels.  The weather forecast was for a clear morning.  Instead we got cloud.  Luckily there was a gap on the horizon that would let the dawn...

Morning Mist - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6867

Glastonbury Tor

Forecast was for fog. Two places to go in thick fog – first is up the Mendip Hills looking towards Glastonbury Tor, second is up Glastonbury Tor looking everywhere else! Morning Mist Today I...

Watching the Sunrise on Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID 823_6594

Glastonbury Sunrise

Recently I have been visting Glastonbury Tor as often as I can . Going up the hill on cold mornings to watch the sun rise over the Somerset Levels. The night before each visit I check...

Dawn before the storm - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5620

Dawn Before the Storm

Dawn on the day storm Ophelia was due to arrive.  I made the strange decision to head to the top of the highest peak in the area, Glastonbury Tor. In the distance a small patch...