Category: Bluebells

Bluebells in the Gorse Plantation - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8004

Gorse Plantation

The Gorse Plantation is a small patch of private woodland on Priors Hill above Wells in Somerset.  This time of year it has a carpet of bluebells A dry-stone wall runs alongside the wood.  The...

Swell Wood in Spring - Swell, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7789

Swell Wood

The ancient oaks of RSPB Swell Wood is part of the woodland stretching from Langport to the Blackdown Hills which I should visit more often.  This corner of South Somerset is truly a wonderland...

Bluebells at Steep Holm - Between Dulcote and Dinder, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7667

Steep Holm Wood

Steep Holm is a small wood between Dinder and Dulcote in Somerset.  The whole area is a patchwork of little woods and it is difficult to tell from the maps where one ends and another...

Bluebells of Park Wood - Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7544

Bluebell Dawn

After my recent visit to Park Wood to capture the bluebells in the evening light.  Today I got up early to witness the flowers at dawn. Bluebells The sun creeps up slowly creating pools of light and...

Donkey Field - Uphill, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7076

Donkey Field

The Donkey Field at Uphil in North Somerset is owned and managed by the Woodland Trust.  This small patch surrounded by iron railings provides some of the best displays of spring bulbs.  First the...

Bluebells - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 810_6247

Bluebell Evening

To get the Easter weekend going I could not resist stopping off at Park Wood to see how the bluebells were progressing.  Easter is late this year and the bluebells have been even later...

Bluebells at Pen Hill, Somerset

Pen Hill Bluebells

At the top of Pen Hill, above Wells in the Mendip Hills, is a public bridleway that leads back down hill passed one of the best bluebell woods in Somerset. The Gorse Plantation is...

Bumble Bee on Bluebell, Ivythorn Hill

Ivythorn Hill

Ivythorn Hill near Street, in Somerset, is mostly visited by those using the local Youth Hostel or going to Collard Hill to find Large Blue Butterflies. But it is a wonderful strip of calcareous...

Longwood, Mendip Hills

Longwood Bluebells

The Longwood bluebells are rightfully famous.  It getting more difficult to photograph the bluebells each year because more and more wood if left to decompose on the the ground.  But this has been a...

Bluebell Field, Uphill

Bluebell Field

Uphill’s Bluebell field is having one of its best years.   Earlier was the display of Snowdrops which each year is gradually spreading out over the wood pasture from the neighbouring beech plantation. Early Morning Light...