Category: Beacon Hill

Autumn Light - Beacon Hill Woods, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6016

Beacon Hill

Forgive me for going back to Beacon Hill Wood – its simply the best wood for autumn colour in this part of Somerset. Beacon Hill This ancient beech woodland runs along the ridge of...

Common Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum) - Beacon Hill Wood, Somerset, UK. ID JB3_8828

Beacon Wood

Beacon Wood up in the Mendip Hills above Shepton Mallet is one of the best locations in Somerset for fungi as well as autumn colours. From the entrance to the wood you know this place...

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...

Carpet of Golden Leaves

Beacon Hill Wood

Beacon Hill Woods above Shepton Mallet is a Woodland Trust wood and is the best local wood for autumn colour. Its an interesting wood with a long history. It has some bluebells which I...

Autumn Colour - Beacon Hill Wood

Mendip Colour

Autumn colour is at its best for such a short amount of time.  When will the colours change?  What will the weather be like?  A hard gale and all the leaves are gone.  If...

Autumn Colour - Beacon Hill,

Beacon Hill Woods

The best wood in world for autumn colour is Beacon Hill Woods.  This year the colours are great.

After the snow

After the Snow

After the snow I visited Beacon Hill woods.  This is high on the Mendip and is one of my favourite locations for autumn colour.  Today the thin layer of snow seems like a fresh...