Tagged: Farmland

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...

Sheep - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7944

Church Flock

Bratton Seymour near Castle Cary in Somerset sits on Bratton Hill with long views to the east.  This outlook has made it a favourite of mine during the spring equinox.  Today I was a...

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 - Milton, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4092

Model Farm

Model Farm near wells sits in the middle of crisscrossing footpaths.  North of the small city of Wells it is surrounded by woods and hills at the end of a quiet lane. Model Snow Catching...

Fenny Castle and River Sheppey - Nr Wookey, Somerset, UK. ID 825_3906

Fenny Castle

Fenny Castle Just about recognisable as the remains of a motte and bailey castle Fenny Castle sits in the middle of Wookey Parish in Somerset.    It was already a ruin over 500 years...

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...

Starling Flock - Wastelands, Godney, Somerset, UK. ID 824_8044

Starling Trail

Division Rhyne is one of the drainage channels draining the Brue valley northern Somerset Levels. This land is prone to flooding in the area romantically known as East Waste. East Waste There is very little public access to...

Starling Murmuration - Westhay Heath, Somerset, UK. id 824_7100

Starling Trail

From one end to the other, during the last week the starling roost has moved from the wilderness in the east over to Canada Farm and Westhay Heath in the far west. Canada Farm...

Langacre Rhyne

Langacre Rhyne I often look at maps in the evening for lines in the landscape that will line up with the direction of sunrise.  Today it was the turn of Langacre Rhyne.  The rhyne...