Category: Glastonbury

Glastonbury Abbey Orchard - Somerset, UK. ID DSC_2252

Glastonbury Spring

Glastonbury Spring This has been such a busy spring.  Not much time for taking pictures and even less for posting them.  So on a quick catch-up, a group of us visited the Chalice Well...

Glastonbury Abbey - Somerset, UK. ID 825_0532

Last Snowdrops

A few days ago I visited Glastonbury Abbey, this is unusual for me as you have to pay to get in.  But I new it had a good collection of snowdrops so it was...

Snowdrops - Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0381 - Glastonbury Abbey, Somerest, UK. ID 825_0381

Glastonbury Snowdrops

As well as its villages snowdrops are also found in Somerset’s towns. Shepton Mallet has its snowdrop festival, and the Bishops Palace in Wells has its snowdrop celebration but Glastonbury can also put on a...

Glastonbury Spectre

Yesterday, during my visit to the top of Glastonbury Tor I saw something very strange. First I saw the shadow of the Tor on the top of the fog.  Then I noticed my own shadow on...

Yoga at Dawn - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_3554

Glastonbury Tor

A couple of weeks ago I went up Wearyall Hill in Glastonbury to photograph the sun rise from behind the Tor.  From there, I could see tiny people a mile away high up on the...

Glastonbury Tor in Autumn Mist - Somerset, ID. 823_3249

Glastonbury Tor

I got up early to watch the sun rise behind Glastonbury Tor.  But after climbing to the top of Wearyall Hill there was no sign of the Tor.  It seemed that I should have just stayed in...

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,...