Bubwith Acres

Bubwith Acres - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6631

Bubwith Acres – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6631

Catching up with the beasts from the east when snow covered Somerset.

Bubwith Acres

I have rarely visited this Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve on the side of the Mendip Hills.  Not sure why.  Today after the snow it looked beautiful against a blue sky.

The track up the hill from Cheddar, passed Mascall’s Wood, leads up to Bubwith Acres.

Walking up to Bubwith Acres - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6422

Walking up to Bubwith Acres – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6422

Through the gate is a landscape of hawthorn, scrub and gorse.

Bubwith Acres - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6534

Bubwith Acres – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6534

Bubwith Acres - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6549

Bubwith Acres – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6549

Gorse trapped the snow blowing across the reserve during yesterday’s blizzard.

Bubwith Acres - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6546

Bubwith Acres – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6546

Like many reserves on the southern ridge of the Mendip Hills it has wide views across the Somerset Levels.

Bubwith Acres - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6588

Bubwith Acres – Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6588

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