Tagged: Deerleap

Sheep - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4840

Deerleap Snow

Singe Track Road One 4×4 had made it down the steep Deerleap road from the top of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  Just around the corner the snow was 4 foot deep but they...

Snow Blown - Deerleap, Nr Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 825_2798

Lynchcombe Update

Beast from the East Known as the beast from the east the UK entered the deep freeze just as spring was getting going.  It must have come as a shock to this horse in...

Glastonbury Tor and Axe Valley - From Deerleap, Wells, Somerset, UK. iD 825_0679

Axe Valley Sunset

Axe Valley The Axe Valley is part of the Somerset Levels.  North of the Isle of Wedmore it feels separated from the flat moors to the south.  The Brue once travelled north to join...

Split Trees - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4930

Lynchcombe Steps

I am a volunteer warden for the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  Not much happens in this Somerset Wildlife Trust during winter.  So today was a quick visit to check...

Sunrise over Wells - Somerset, UK. ID 824_3018

St Cuthberts Wells

I love a good sunrise and for most of the year I can get out and photograph a sunrise or sunset and still find time to go to work in-between.  This weekend I had to work both...

Hawthorn Berries - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_0691

Lynchcombe Steps

Berries, mists and sunsets.  Autumn can be a special time at the Lynchcombe nature reserve. This Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve sits on the sunny south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills.  In autumn berries...

Misty Morning - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 805_0476

Mendip Mists

The southern edge of the Mendip Hills is one of the best places to see the mists across the Somerset Levels.   Easy to reach view points such as the Deerleap picnic site offer...

Glastonbury Tor through the mists of Avalon - Somerset, UK. ID JB3_9606

Mist Season

As the warmth of summer becomes a memory the famous Somerset mist season begins. Lynchcombe and the neighbouring fields of Deerleap are the perfect spot for seeing the morning mists over the Somerset Levels. First Mist Last...

Lynchcombe Steps

As the year makes the transition from spring to summer I expected to see a dip in the number of records on my butterfly survey across Lynchcombe. At this time of year hawthorn is in blossom...

Mother and Lamb - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 821_1520

Lynchcombe Steps

Spring on Lynchcombe and there are plenty of mothers and lambs around the reserve. This Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve is grazed by sheep to keep the grass short.  They are told to nibble...