Tagged: Farmland

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 Update

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 Update

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...

Spring Morning - Longwood, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0621H

Colours of May

This summer has been so busy.  So I have decided the only way to catch up is to write a single post for the whole of May. The Colours of May Spring is a...

Dandelion Field - Yarley, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8962

Dandelions Everywhere

Yellow dandelions are appearing all over Somerset. Dandelions Dandelions close their flowers in the cold and dark.  Despite there being millions of flowers the weather has been so bad that catching them open has...

Hurdles in Snow - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5104

Priddy White

Mendip Snow Along Pelting Drove, the road to Priddy from Wells, is this fence.  Fences are rare here as the fields are divided by beautiful dry-stone walls.  But this fence is so long it...