Tagged: Bluebells

Bluebells in the Gorse Plantation - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8004

Gorse Plantation

The Gorse Plantation is a small patch of private woodland on Priors Hill above Wells in Somerset.  This time of year it has a carpet of bluebells A dry-stone wall runs alongside the wood.  The...

Swell Wood in Spring - Swell, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7789

Swell Wood

The ancient oaks of RSPB Swell Wood is part of the woodland stretching from Langport to the Blackdown Hills which I should visit more often.  This corner of South Somerset is truly a wonderland...

Bluebells at Steep Holm - Between Dulcote and Dinder, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7667

Steep Holm Wood

Steep Holm is a small wood between Dinder and Dulcote in Somerset.  The whole area is a patchwork of little woods and it is difficult to tell from the maps where one ends and another...

Bluebells of Park Wood - Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7544

Bluebell Dawn

After my recent visit to Park Wood to capture the bluebells in the evening light.  Today I got up early to witness the flowers at dawn. Bluebells The sun creeps up slowly creating pools of light and...

Donkey Field - Uphill, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7076

Donkey Field

The Donkey Field at Uphil in North Somerset is owned and managed by the Woodland Trust.  This small patch surrounded by iron railings provides some of the best displays of spring bulbs.  First the...

Bluebells - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 810_6247

Bluebell Evening

To get the Easter weekend going I could not resist stopping off at Park Wood to see how the bluebells were progressing.  Easter is late this year and the bluebells have been even later...

Kings Wood - Somerset, UK. ID 810_4793

Kings Wood

The Woodland Trusts reserve of Kings Wood in Somerset is one I must visit more often.  I quick look around today has convinced me that in a couple of weeks it will be a...

Primroses - Hope Meadow, Ebbor Gorge, Somerset, UK. ID 810_4460

Hope Primroses

Ebbor Gorge in Somerset near Wells has a secret.  Only a few yards from the car park on the easy access trail is a beautiful little meadow full of Primroses, Wood Anemones and Dogs...

Dark-edged Bee-fly (Bombylius major) - Somerset, UK. ID 810_4325

Lynchcombe Update

I am the volunteer reserve manager for the Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve of Lynchcombe.  These grassland fields sit on the edge of the Mendip Hills looking out over the Somerset Levels. Spring Time During the winter...

Bluebells at Pen Hill, Somerset

Pen Hill Bluebells

At the top of Pen Hill, above Wells in the Mendip Hills, is a public bridleway that leads back down hill passed one of the best bluebell woods in Somerset. The Gorse Plantation is...