Category: Somerset Levels

Butleigh Moor - Nr Street, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3382

Spring on the Levels

During the lockdown we were allowed out each day for some exercise.  So to get fit I went for lots of cycle rides around the Somerset Levels.  The moors and levels were looking beautiful...

Somerset Levels in the Mist - From Crook Peak, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2678

First Mist

My First Mist I’m not sure that this is the first blanket mist of the year – but it is to me. Recently I have been climbing (walking up) Crook Peak in the dark....

Glastonbury Tor - From the Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4355

Axe Valley

Somerset Mists On clear cold winter mornings mystical mists hang over the Somerset Levels. High up the south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills is the perfect spot to take in the whole landscape....

The Levels in Mist - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID DSCN6640

White Mist

This morning a mist sat across the Somerset Levels. Before dawn the mist was grey.  But this gave the sky the opportunity to show some colour as the sun’s red light could reach the clouds but not the ground. Mist As...

Riders in the Cold on the Mendip Hills

Winter Wonderland

This week the temperatures dropped down to -6 °Cel.  Today the freezing fog created a beautiful layer of frost across the Mendip Hills and the Somerset Levels.

Glastonbury Tor in the morning mist

Queens Sedge Moor

I visited Queens Sedge Moor several times during to day to capture the changing colours and moods.  This moor lies between Wells and Glastonbury on the edge of the Somerset Levels in the UK....

Godney Moor, Somerset

Spring Moors

A few more pictures of moors on the Somerset Levels. Photographed on my way home – cows and buttercups in spring.



This morning I was walking around Lynchcombe.  This reserve has excellent views across the Somerset Levels.  I could see the fields around Meare were under floodwater so in the afternoon I drove down to there...

Pumping out the flood water

Somerset Floods

The floods across the Somerset Levels have been hitting the news.  I needed to take an opportunity in a break from work to see what had happened first hand.