Category: Sunset

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...

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...

Stowell - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8247

Stowell

Taken from the bench at the view spot on the hill over looking the small village of Stowell in South Somerset.  Recently, the hedge has been cut back opening up this view. Stowell Its evening...

Red Sunset - Nr Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID 824_6100

Ridge Road Red

Ridge Road A local route known as the Ridge Road is a series of country roads that join Wells and Shepton Mallet in Somerset.  It is a rural rat run used by commuters to avoid...

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...

Sunset - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 824_1179

Waltons Sunset

A cormorant flies passed the Tor View hide on RSPB Ham Wall.  This hide is set in the centre of Waltons Heath and today it seemed like the perfect spot to watch the starlings...

Golden Ducks - Waltons Heath, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0750

Golden Wall

Another golden evening at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  The low sun creating long shadows of the grass growing through the pond weed.  Meanwhile swans, ducks and egrets provided a lot of...

Sunset at Waltons Heath - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_4515

Waltons Heath

The Waltons Heath on the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve in Somerset is not just about starlings. It is also a beautiful landscape. Brambles There is a saying that when an outdoor photographer has...

Morrisons - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 1497

Morrisons From Heaven

Two Cathedrals in Wells?  Well on a night like tonight with a sky from heaven I found myself in a roadside lay-by staring at Morrisons as it glowed in the dark.  Rays of gold pointing to the supermarket sitting in-front...

Dawn over Greens Combe to St Alfreds Tower - Bruton, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1409

Alfreds Tower Sunrise

It was 7 am on a cold autumn day high up on the top of Creech Hill near Bruton in Somerset.  Mist was sitting in the valleys between Green’s Combe and King Alfred’s Tower....