Tagged: Autumn

Beach Tree Dawn - Draycott Sleights, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_4198

Draycott Sleights

I visited Draycott Sleights at this time of year back in 2013.  Back then there was frost on the ground, a few golden leaves left on the trees and a beautiful morning sunrise. The Beach...

The swan Family go for a swim - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8181

Ham Wall in Autumn

Just before we jump into the cold of winter I have put together some of my recent pictures taken around Loxton Marsh that do not have starlings in them. The main railway line track cuts down the...

Starling Murmuration - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_7452

Starling Trail

This evening was my first opportunity this winter to visit the starling murmurations at Ham Wall. I did not expect many birds but the numbers had been climbing each week. So with a good weather forecast and...

Morning Mist - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6867

Glastonbury Tor

Forecast was for fog. Two places to go in thick fog – first is up the Mendip Hills looking towards Glastonbury Tor, second is up Glastonbury Tor looking everywhere else! Morning Mist Today I...

Pigeons - Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_1457

Bishops Moat

The moat around the Bishop’s Palace in Wells provides the perfect reflection of autumn. The Moat On a recent walk I was lucky to be passing the moat when the wind had dropped.  The...

Autumn Light - Beacon Hill Woods, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6016

Beacon Hill

Forgive me for going back to Beacon Hill Wood – its simply the best wood for autumn colour in this part of Somerset. Beacon Hill This ancient beech woodland runs along the ridge of...

Church of St Lawrence - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5876

Priddy Church

After my last post I was inspired to re-visit Priddy church. Priddy Village At the centre of this small but scattered village is its large green, with its famous stack of hurdles, that sits in a dip of the...

St Nicholas Church on an Autumn Dawn - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, England. ID 805_0128

Autumn Churches

On a wet cloudy day I looked back at some of my favourite Somerset churches in autumn. This little church is a hidden treasure down one of the many narrow lines in south Somerset....

Red Storm Sun - Ophelias Sky, Holton, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5697

Ophelia’s Sky

A red sun above the fields of Somerset heralded the arrival of storm Ophelia to the British Isles. From inside my office it looked as if the windows had been covered in reflective gold film....

Autumn in Stockhill Wood - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5380

Stockhill Wood

Autumn colour can be short lived.  Often the golden leaves are blown away by the first storm.  Tomorrow storm Ophelia, the biggest storm for decades to reach the British Isles will pass just to the west of Somerset....