Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe in Snow – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6361

Lynchcombe Snow

I am a volunteer warden at Lynchcombe for the Somerset Wildlife Trust so a visit during the snow from the east was essential.

Lynchcombe in Snow – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6018

It was still snowing and blowing a gale.

Lynchcombe in Snow – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6075

I headed down to the combe to find shelter from the wind.

Lynchcombe in Snow – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6240

Much nicer down here.  In the combe protected from the wind the snow had settled on the trees creating a springtime winter wonderland.

Lynchcombe in Snow – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6275

Heading home, looking back across Deerleap towards Lynchcombe the entire landscape was white.

Lynchcombe in Snow – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6362

Following snow even brambles create beautiful shadows.

Lynchcombe in Snow – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6491

And Finally…

Pictures do not bring out the wind, noise and cold of the day.  So here is a short video of the blizzard.

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