Category: Autumn

Straw Bales - Windmill Hill, Nr Somerton, Somerset, UK. ID 823_1833

End of Summer?

I have a rule – always go out with a plan, a clear idea of what to photograph.  Today I broke that rule and found myself visiting my favourite haunts gathering the wide landscapes and...

Golden Leaves - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2084

Loxtons Marsh

As we are entering winter I could not fail to notice that autumn was still going strong at Loxtons Marsh on the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve in Somerset.  Even butterflies were flying around! The...

Autumn Hay Bales - Grove Cross, Nr Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1908

Grove Cross

Most days I pass a particular field near Grove Cross on the way to work and never realised how interesting it was.  Then while cycling a few weeks ago I noticed that hay bales were still spread across...

The Garden Lake - Stourhead, Wiltshire. UK. ID 808_1648

Autumn Stroll

Recently I have featured King Alfred’s Tower in the background of many of my pictures such as this dawn from Creech Hill. So I thought it was about time to go and meet this...

Ebbor Gorge - Somerset, UK. ID 808_1521

Ebbor Gorge

An early start this morning and all for a classic shot of the bear clearing in Hope Valley of Ebbor Gorge in Somerset. On the lookout for that squirrel. Autumn colours continue to be their best...

Church of the Holy Cross - Babcary, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_0665

Church Lamps

The colours and textures of old English churches compliment autumn.  So despite the dull weather I decided to do a zig-zag ride around South Somerset to my favourite villages and found some interesting lamps. Babcary...

St Nicholas Church - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, England. ID 805_1363

Bratton Seymour

A very cloudy week can be dull and depressing.  Then after a frustrating day at work the drive home was turning into an bad opportunity to mull everything over.  To let these feelings go I...

Beacon Hill

My second visit to Beacon Hill this autumn. Compared to the quick rush around the wood in bad light mid-week today I had more time on the weekend to enjoy my visit and properly explore....

Beacon Hill Wood - Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1259

Beacon Hill

This small Woodland Trust site at the top of Beacon Hill near Shepton Mallet in Somerset is a glorious autumn jewel.  The beech woodland is gradually turning gold so I made a short detour on my way...

The Discovery Trail - Great Breach Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1206

Discovery Trail

Today I found autumn on the Discovery Trail at Great Breach Wood in Somerset. The trail covers parts of this Somerset Wildlife Trust. It is well marked with posts providing details of nature and...