Category: Longwood

Spring in Longwood - Somerset, UK. ID 821_0461

Spring in Longwood

Today I made a return visit to Longwood.  On my previous visit the sun was very bright creating lots of harsh contrast.  Today I had hoped for some softer light – things did not go entirely to plan. Poor...

Bluebells - Longwood, Somerset, UK. ID 821_9861

Longwood Bluebells

Longwood is the spring jewel of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  The wood is bursting with colour as bluebells carpet the woodland floor.  Amongst the flowers are butterflies such as this brimstone searching out pools of...

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...

Wild Garlic (Allium ursine) at Longwood

Longwood

The Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve of Longwood in the Mendip Hills is one of the best woods in Britain.  It is famous for its Bluebells, but Wild Garlic (Allium ursine) is just as beautiful.  Each...

White 'Blue' Bells

White Wedding

White Bluebells for a Royal Wedding – Longwood, Somerset, UK. JB4_3032. Inspired on the morning of Royal Wedding day I photographed these white British Bluebells at Longwood in Somerset. Most white bluebells are Spanish...

Bluebells of Longwood

Longwood in Somerset is famous for its Bluebells. This weekend was a bit early – next weekend should be better. This year the Bluebells are out before the wild garlic (ramsons) has started to...