Category: Sunrise

Sunrise from Lamyat Beacon - Bruton, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1224

Lamyatt Beacon

Lamyatt Beacon is at the site of a Celtic temple high on one of the tops of Creech Hill.  This is the highest spot for miles and has commanding views of the countryside. This morning a deep...

Dawn at Ditcheat Folly - Ditcheat Hill, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0076

Dawn on Folly Hill

Looking a bit like the relic of an ancient Thunder Bird this brick folly sits on top of Ditcheat Hill (143m) looking out over the Somerset Levels.  I like this brick folly.  Access is open...

Cemetery Chapel - North Cheriton, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9632

Chasing the Sunrise

After a beautiful evening at the top of Glastonbury Tor watching the sunset on the autumn equinox I was keen to capture a sunrise the next day.  This week’s weather forecast was perfect for...

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...

Ridge Road Sunrise - Ridge Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8564H

Shepton Sunrise

On my journey to work I pass the same locations each day.  I keep a note of views that may come good in the right weather, season or time of day.  The best may...

Sheep - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7944

Church Flock

Bratton Seymour near Castle Cary in Somerset sits on Bratton Hill with long views to the east.  This outlook has made it a favourite of mine during the spring equinox.  Today I was a...

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...

Southlake Moor - Burrow Bridge, Somerset, UK. ID 824_5313

Southlake Moor

Today the weather forecast was perfect – a clear but very cold winter’s day.  So I headed out to climb Burrow Mump to photograph the sunrise over the flooded moors.  Burrow Mump is a small hill similar in...

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 over Wells - Somerset, UK. ID 824_3018

St Cuthberts Wells

I love a good sunrise and for most of the year I can get out and photograph a sunrise or sunset and still find time to go to work in-between.  This weekend I had to work both...