Tagged: Autumn

Starlings at Loxtons Marsh - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2556

Starling Trail

A couple of days ago, before a storm came in, most of the starlings had chosen Loxtons Marsh as their roost site.  Today I returned to RSPB Ham Wall and headed back to marsh in hope of...

Christmas Robin - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_4318

Merry Christmas

Another great year in Somerset.  Not much snow but a host of beautiful colours, mists and sunsets marking the seasons. January The year started with the starlings roosting in the far western end of...

Golden Leaves - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_2084

Loxtons Marsh

As we are entering winter I could not fail to notice that autumn was still going strong at Loxtons Marsh on the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve in Somerset.  Even butterflies were flying around! The...

Autumn Hay Bales - Grove Cross, Nr Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1908

Grove Cross

Most days I pass a particular field near Grove Cross on the way to work and never realised how interesting it was.  Then while cycling a few weeks ago I noticed that hay bales were still spread across...

The Garden Lake - Stourhead, Wiltshire. UK. ID 808_1648

Autumn Stroll

Recently I have featured King Alfred’s Tower in the background of many of my pictures such as this dawn from Creech Hill. So I thought it was about time to go and meet this...

Ebbor Gorge - Somerset, UK. ID 808_1521

Ebbor Gorge

An early start this morning and all for a classic shot of the bear clearing in Hope Valley of Ebbor Gorge in Somerset. On the lookout for that squirrel. Autumn colours continue to be their best...

Nosey Cow - St James Church, Milton Clevedon, Somerset,, UK. ID 804_7887

Looking for Hidden Churches

Not all churches stand at the top of a hill, or next to a village green, for all to see.  Many nestle down between trees, in combes or even farmyards.  On my cycle ride today I was...

Dawn over Greens Combe to King Alfreds Tower - Bruton, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1465

Green’s Combe Farm

Just north of Bruton in Somerset is Creech Hill. This is one of the highest points in the landscape at 199 metres.  On the road over the hill is a small triangle with enough...

Autumn Colour - Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_0614

Corners of Colour

This autumn is looks like being one of the best years for colour.  But these colours are fleeting and work commitments mean it is easy to miss.  So I’m taking every opportunity regardless of the weather....

Church of the Holy Cross - Babcary, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_0665

Church Lamps

The colours and textures of old English churches compliment autumn.  So despite the dull weather I decided to do a zig-zag ride around South Somerset to my favourite villages and found some interesting lamps. Babcary...