Category: Draycott Sleights

Beach Tree Dawn - Draycott Sleights, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_4198

Draycott Sleights

I visited Draycott Sleights at this time of year back in 2013.  Back then there was frost on the ground, a few golden leaves left on the trees and a beautiful morning sunrise. The Beach...

Chalkhill Blue (Polyommatus coridon) - Draycott Sleights, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0266

Draycott Sleights

Last post I mentioned that I won a photography competition, what I did not mention was that I won a fantastic new camera with a macrro zoom. So on the first opportunity I took...

Wall (Lasiommata megera) - Draycott Sleights, Somerset, UK.

Draycott Walls

My return to Draycott Sleights attempting to find more Walls.  Not the wall of rock below but the Wall butterfly  (Lasiommata megera). It was early in the morning and after chasing a few old Chalkhill Blues...

Draycott Sleights - Somerset, UK.

Draycott Sleights

Today I visited the Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve of Draycott Sleights high up on the Mendip Hills. Butterflies Thats enough landscapes.  Today I came to find some Chalkhill Blue (Polyommatus coridon) butterflies.  As it happened...

Draycott Sleights

Sunset Beech

An evening visit to the line of beech trees on Draycott Sleights. These trees on the Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve are a landmark on the south facing ridge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset....

Beech Line at Draycott Sleights

Draycott Sleights

Draycott Sleights is renowned for its line of Beech trees that form a landmark on the Mendip ridge above the village of Draycott.   I often visit when the sun in the morning, or...

Beach Trees at Draycott Sleights

Draycott Sleights Beech Trees

I often visit the famous line of beech trees at Draycott Sleights.  They are a local landmark high on the Mendip Hills.  Today was planned using the LightTrac App.  I knew the sun would...