Monthly Archive: October 2017

Watching the Sunrise on Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID 823_6594

Glastonbury Sunrise

Recently I have been visting Glastonbury Tor as often as I can . Going up the hill on cold mornings to watch the sun rise over the Somerset Levels. The night before each visit I check...

Lynchcombe Sunset - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6472

Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe is a great nature reserve managed by the Somerset Wildlife Trust. Top of Lynchcombe Sitting behind the sycamore trees at the top of the Lynchcombe nature reserve is a great place to watch...

Pigeons - Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_1457

Bishops Moat

The moat around the Bishop’s Palace in Wells provides the perfect reflection of autumn. The Moat On a recent walk I was lucky to be passing the moat when the wind had dropped.  The...

Autumn Light - Beacon Hill Woods, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6016

Beacon Hill

Forgive me for going back to Beacon Hill Wood – its simply the best wood for autumn colour in this part of Somerset. Beacon Hill This ancient beech woodland runs along the ridge of...

Ditcheat Folly - Pennard Hill, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5949

Ditcheat Folly

An unexpectedly bright evening came as a surprise, so camera ready I had to go out and make the most of the autumn weather.   I decided to go up Pennard Hill hoping to see...

Priddy Tree - Priddy Mineries, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5811

Priddy Tree

Recently I have been going up to the top of Glastonbury Tor to celebrate the sunrise. Today, the forecast for the Mendip Hills was strangely much better than that for the Somerset Levels so...

Church of St Lawrence - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5876

Priddy Church

After my last post I was inspired to re-visit Priddy church. Priddy Village At the centre of this small but scattered village is its large green, with its famous stack of hurdles, that sits in a dip of the...

St Nicholas Church on an Autumn Dawn - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, England. ID 805_0128

Autumn Churches

On a wet cloudy day I looked back at some of my favourite Somerset churches in autumn. This little church is a hidden treasure down one of the many narrow lines in south Somerset....

Red Storm Sun - Ophelias Sky, Holton, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5697

Ophelia’s Sky

A red sun above the fields of Somerset heralded the arrival of storm Ophelia to the British Isles. From inside my office it looked as if the windows had been covered in reflective gold film....

Dawn before the storm - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5620

Dawn Before the Storm

Dawn on the day storm Ophelia was due to arrive.  I made the strange decision to head to the top of the highest peak in the area, Glastonbury Tor. In the distance a small patch...