Category: Snowdrops

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...

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...

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...

Snowdrops - Milborne Wick, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3800

Milborne Wick

Milborne Wick The hamlet of Milborne Wick lies just north of its much bigger neighbour Milborne Port on the Somerset and Dorset border.  It is hidden away in a steep sided valley tucked out...

The Gardens - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2446

Bishops Snowdrops

The Gardens The Bishop’s Palace in Wells is about to start several weekends of Snowdrop Celebrations.  Visitors will be able to enjoy a carpet of snowdrops around the Gardens. So I sneaked in early...

Snowdrops - St Michaels Church, Blackford, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1836

Blackford Snowdrops

St Michael’s Church Definitely my favourite churchyard for snowdrops.  Each year St Michael’s church in Blackford in South Somerset puts on a wonderful display.  The snowdrops have been grown in a perfect location to...