Category: Cowslips

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...

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...

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...