Category: Shepton Mallet

Whitsone Hill Farm - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 823_0264

Whitstone Hill

I photographed Whitstone Hill many times as I pass it twice a day most days. It provides a backdrop to some beautiful skies. Summer Fields The wheat fields are looking golden in the summer...

Oxeye Daisies - Anchor Hill, Wincanton, Somerset, UK. ID 822_0165

Whitstone Corner

I have been on the look out for fields of Oxeye Daises around Somerset.  So far this has not been successful instead I found a couple of truly magical roundabouts. Despite being very busy with traffic...

Cowslips - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_6109

Cannards Grave

Jeff Body’s sheep that graze Cannards Grave roundabout at Shepton Mallet are rightly famous.  But in a roundabout way, it’s becoming just as famous for its spring flowers. The Flowers The roundabout was covered in snowdrops early...

Sky on Fire - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1296

Sunrise Drive

We are all drawn to a beautiful sunrise when the sky is flooded in a stunning reds, oranges or pinks and purples. Driving through Shepton Mallet on the way to work the sky started to...

Cowslips

Cannards Grave

The story goes that Cannards Grave in Shepton Mallet is haunted by the ghost of Tom Kennard. He was hanged on the nearby gibbet for being caught with stolen sheep.  Today the Cannards Grave roundabout is...

6:25 AM

Ridge Road

It is the peak of the sunrise season and as a surprise here is yet another series of pictures of a rapidly rising sun. This time its a fantastic tree on the Ridge Road...

Whitstone Hill Farm

Whitstone Hill Farm

It’s that time of year when the sun rises during my commute to work. The same happens in the autumn. In the summer the dawn is too early and in the winter the sun...