Category: Glastonbury

ISS over Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID 810_5836

ISS Challenge

I won a photography competition.  The competition was for a picture of the International Space Station – the ISS.   Of course, I did not have access to a high powered NASA telescope so...

Glastonbury Tor at Night - Somerset, UK. ID 810_5831

Glastonbury Tor

After the carpets of wood anemone stars of the woodland floor, today I looked up to the stars above Glastonbury Tor. The Perfect Night I go work at 6am in the morning and for...

West Pennard and Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID 808_0230

Equinox Sunset

This year the autumn equinox falls on the 22nd September.  I’m on holiday soon so today is as close to the equinox I am going to get.  My Lightrac iPad app showed that from West Pennard the sun...

West Pennard and Glastonbury Tor - 1/50th sec f/11

West Pennard Evening

This evening’s weather was looking good so I returned to West Pennard to photograph the scene I visited this morning.  My plan was to capture the sunset behind Glastonbury Tor.  As is often the case,...

Somerset Vale - West Pennard, UK. ID 808_0140

West Pennard Morning

This morning a thin layer of mist lay around the levels between Wells and Glastonbury in Somerset.  The fields on Pennard Hill provide a great view overlooking St Nicholas Parish Church towards Glastonbury Tor.  I...

Long Drove, Queens Sedge Moor, Glastonbury

Long Drove

I’m getting a bit behind is posting – the pressure of work and DIY. A few days ago I was looking at my Lightrac app to find a destination for dawn the next day....

Glastonbury Tor

Wearyall Hill

I wanted to view the sun rising behind Glastonbury Tor from Wearyall Hill. I knew it was a bit late in the year. But I knew the sun would rise to the left of the...

Glastonbury Tor at Sunset

Churches of St Mary

The last couple of days I taken a few photographs around Somerset but was unable to find time to continue the Starling Trail. Glastonbury Tor Around this time of year the sunset aligns with...

Farm Lane

Winter Walk

Christmas holidays is a time for a winter walk on a crisp frosty sunny day.  Cold but beautiful.  Somerset at its best with a stroll around the base of Glastonbury Tor. I was given...

Holy Thorn Tree

Glastonbury’s Holy Thorn

According to legend, the Holy Thorn tree at Glastonbury sprung from the staff of Joseph of Arimathea, or was it planted by the council in 1951?  Either way it was a local landmark until someone...