Lydford On Fosse

Church of St Peter - Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0230

Church of St Peter – Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0230

West Lyford

Tucked away in the countryside, out of sight from the busy cross roads of the Fosse Way (aka A37) and the B3153 is the small village of West Lydford.

Church of St Peter - Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0308

Church of St Peter – Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0308

The River Blue meanders passed the village on its way to the Somerset Levels.  The village church sits on the banks of the river.  From the old road bridge the church is reflected in the flat water held back by the weir.

Weir over the River Brue - Lydford-on-Fosse, Somserset, UK. ID IMG_0328

Weir over the River Brue – Lydford-on-Fosse, Somserset, UK. ID IMG_0328

The weir on the Brue creates space for open water swimming.  The river banks provide space for sun bathing in the hot spring weather.

Red campion (Silene dioica) - The weir, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0258

Red campion (Silene dioica) – The weir, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0258

Red campion is starting to flower bringing bright pink to the hedgerows.

Mayfly - The weir, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0282

Mayfly – The weir, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0282

Mayfly and demoiselles fly around.

Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo) - The weir, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0236

Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo) – The weir, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0236

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