Tagged: Farmland

Mudgley - From North Chine Drove, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6732

Going for a Ride

I have been going for lots of cycle rides as the lockdown eases.  Its a time to escape for a couple of hours in the middle of the week and enjoy some sunshine. On...

Sheep - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5284

Lynchcombe Steps

Sheep and Butterflies It’s July, the sun is out and Lynchcombe is covered in sheep and butterflies.  Also, horse flies and ticks so take care! Most of the sheep were under the trees taking...

Church of St Dunstan - Baltonsborough, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0806

South Somerset Churches

With the sun out it was a great day for a cycle trip around some of the villages of South Somerset. Baltonsborough I arrived in Baltonsborough just as the hay was being cut in...

Mist Telegraph - Chewton Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0024

Mendip Mist

Its mist season in Somerset! Mendip Mists On the plateau above the village of Chewton Mendip the flat fields were covered in a few feet of soft mist. These horses came all the way up...

Autumn Equinox at Glastonbury Tor

Autumn Equinox

This year in the UK the autumn equinox was on the 23rd September.  The time when the sun rises due east and sets due west.  The earth is not leaning towards or away from...

Sheep on Waden Hill - West Kennett, Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK. ID IMG_7588

Wiltshire Clouds

Wiltshire Leaving Somerset for the day to the neighbouring county of Wiltshire.  Visiting Avebury with some friends.  This area is full of history, Silbury Hill is the largest man made mound in Europe and was...

Ridge Road Sunrise - Ridge Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8564H

Shepton Sunrise

On my journey to work I pass the same locations each day.  I keep a note of views that may come good in the right weather, season or time of day.  The best may...

Sheep - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7525

Lynchcombe Steps

I got back from holiday climbing mountains in the Lake District so where better to go than the steep Lynchcombe nature reserve on the edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Lynchcombe Lots of...

Lynchcombe - Somerset, UK. ID IG_6653

Lynchcombe Steps

Over the years I have seen lots of dragonflies on Lynchcombe. This week was prime dragonfly season on this Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve. Sheep But as you climb over the stile into the reserve...

Perry Mead - Somerset, UK. ID 825_1079P

Perry Mead

Perry Mead In the blue skies of summer the yellow fields of the Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Perry Mead reserve look wonderful. This year the grass is so tall everywhere. Dragonflies and Damselflies First opportunity...