Deerleap Snow

Single Track Road - Deerleap, Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4668

Single Track Road – Deerleap, Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4668

Singe Track Road

One 4×4 had made it down the steep Deerleap road from the top of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  Just around the corner the snow was 4 foot deep but they pushed on through.  Looking up the hill winter had clearly taken grip.

The hardy sheep just keep easting.

Sheep - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4798

Sheep – Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4798

The ancient standing stones mark the distance a deep can leap.  Perhaps just not today.

Standing Stones - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6364

Standing Stones – Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6364

With snow still falling the landscape was white.

Snow - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4733

Snow – Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4733

The cattle took shelter under the largest hawthorn they could find.

Cattle - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4876

Cattle – Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4876

The picnic site was empty.

Picnic Site - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4868

Picnic Site – Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4868

At the top of the Mendip Hills the whole of Somerset had turned white.

Snow - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5708

Snow – Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5708

The wind whistled around the dry-stone walls.

Snow - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5775

Snow – Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5775

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