Tagged: Church

Snowdrops - St Nicholas Church, Bratton Seymour, Somerset, England. ID 825_1265

Bratton Seymour Snowdrops

Bratton Seymour This church is my favourite of the Camelot parishes during spring and autumn equinox.  It sits high on Bratton Hill with long views east towards St Alfred’s Tower.  In the church is...

Snowdrops - Maperton, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0969

Maperton Snowdrops

Maperton Church This church in one the Camelot parishes of South Somerset sits hidden down a narrow walled lane in the tiny village of Maperton.  The lane is lined with beech trees and must...

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8774

Blackford Snowdrops

The village churches of South Somerset have been a fantastic find.  I’m not sure how I failed to notice the their snowdrops in the past.  Perhaps these flowers are just out too early in the year for...

Morning Snowdrops - Church of St Peter and St Paul, Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, UK. ID 824_8460

Charlton Horethorne Snowdrops

Following my recent visit to Charlton Horethorne, today I returned to the church to photograph the snowdrops. Church of St Peter and St Paul For several years the village of Mells in the eastern...

Stowell - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8247

Stowell

Taken from the bench at the view spot on the hill over looking the small village of Stowell in South Somerset.  Recently, the hedge has been cut back opening up this view. Stowell Its evening...

Church of St John the Evangelist - Milborne Port, Somerset, UK. ID 824_5889

Milborne Port

It is impossible to drive passed a sign for an 11th century church.  So a few days ago (when the sun was out) I stopped to have a nose around. Church of St John...

Southlake Moor - Burrow Bridge, Somerset, UK. ID 824_5313

Southlake Moor

Today the weather forecast was perfect – a clear but very cold winter’s day.  So I headed out to climb Burrow Mump to photograph the sunrise over the flooded moors.  Burrow Mump is a small hill similar in...

Church of St Mary the Virgin - Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4655

Croscombe

Croscombe Croscombe village lies between Wells and Shepton Mallet in Somerset.  Until recently it had a garage that serviced my motorcycle.  The George Inn has been a destination for many of our Sunday walks. The...

Glastonbury Tor at Sunrise - Somerset, UK. ID 824_4167

Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor at Dawn A glorious sunrise from Glastonbury Tor is a great way to start the day. I remembered my wild-angle lens so today I could get the all the tower into the picture....

Velvet Bottom - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4119

Velvet Bottom

Velvet Bottom In Roman times Velvet Bottom was mined for lead. The remains of settling beds can still be seen along with heaps of black slag created during smelting.  For a long time this...