Monthly Archive: April 2019

Woodland Bluebells - Beacon Hill Woods, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0681

Beacon Hill Wood

While sorting out some pictures for another website my friend pointed out that all my pictures of Beacon Hill Wood were taken during the autumn and winter.  There was a reason for this –...

Woodland Bridge - Biddle Combe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0887

Biddle Combe

After many weeks with no computer after pouring grapefruit juice all over it I have finally been able to create another post. Biddle Combe Biddle is a narrow tangled Combe that starts in the...

Duncliffe Wood - Dorset, UK. ID IMG_9167

Duncliffe Wood

A bank holiday trip over the border of Somerset to Duncliffe Wood in North Dorset. Spring Morning Early spring morning in an ancient magical bluebell wood. You know that you got up early when...

Dandelion Panorama - Dearleap, Somerset, UK. ID dandelion_field. [Blended panorama from 7 separate images]

Dandelions and Cowslips

Dandelions and Cowslips It is that time of year when the fields turn yellow with dandelions and a handful of cowslips. Some of the best places are the verges and roundabouts of Shepton Mallet....

Spring in the Park

The Somerset city is famous its cathedral, Bishop’s Palace and Vicars Close – but if you want to briefly escape the city the Palace Fields are a great place for a work. Palace Fields...

Kingsdon

All Saints Church This is a picture of the 800 year old church in Kingsdon that I took during a beautiful winter afternoon.  Today I was drawn back to this small village in South...

Woodland Flowers - Kings Castle Wood, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_7379

King’s Castle

Kings Castle Wood This Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve sits above the small city of Wells.  The woodland floor is rich in wild flowers such as bluebells, wood anemones and wood violets. It is possible...

St Marys Church - Huish Episcopi, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_7045H

Churchyard Flowers

Huish Episcopi I was driving to the heronry at Swell Wood when I came to halt after I caught a glimpse of the flowers in the churchyard of St Mary’s church in Huish Episcopi....

Comma (Polygonia c-album) on Blackthorn (Prunus spinos) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6765

Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe Recently Somerset Wildlife Trust contractors and volunteers have been out clearing scrub and fixing fences around the nature reserve. There are still plenty of sheep sharing the steep Lynchcombe fields with those higher...

Bluebells in the Donkey Field - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6243

Donkey Field

Donkey Field The village of Uphill is separated from its large neighbour, Weston-super-Mare, by a small green belt consisting of a Donkey Field and a tree plantation. The Donkey Field (aka Bluebell Field) is...