Tagged: Flowers

Daffodils - Pen Selwood, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8497

Pen Selwood Daffodils

Pen Selwood I was drawn to this village when browsing through the Discover South Somerset website.  It was their article on the Moldram’s Ground nature reserve that caught my eye.  I knew it was...

The Gardens - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2446

Bishops Snowdrops

The Gardens The Bishop’s Palace in Wells is about to start several weekends of Snowdrop Celebrations.  Visitors will be able to enjoy a carpet of snowdrops around the Gardens. So I sneaked in early...

First Snowdrops - Uphill donkey field, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1244

New Year’s Snowdrops

First Snowdrops Each year the donkey field in Uphill seems to be the first in Somerset to have snowdrops.  On New Year’s day the flowers were already out. Sadly, unlike the picture above, we...

Cinnabar (Tyria jacobaeae) on Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) - Braunton Burrows, Devon, UK. ID IMG_2826

Braunton Burrows

Behind the expanse of Saunton Sands in North Devon are the dunes of Braunton Burrows.  I have fond memories of a school visit to the burrows to study succession.  I cannot believe its so...

Duncliffe Wood - Dorset, UK. ID IMG_9167

Duncliffe Wood

A bank holiday trip over the border of Somerset to Duncliffe Wood in North Dorset. Spring Morning Early spring morning in an ancient magical bluebell wood. You know that you got up early when...

Flowers - Church of St Mary the Virgin, Stanton Drew, Bath and North East Somerset, UK. ID 826_0903

Stanton Drew

Stanton Drew is a small village in the north of Somerset.  It has a famous stone circle, a cove in a pub garden and a good looking church. The Stone Circle This is the...

Glastonbury Abbey Orchard - Somerset, UK. ID DSC_2252

Glastonbury Spring

Glastonbury Spring This has been such a busy spring.  Not much time for taking pictures and even less for posting them.  So on a quick catch-up, a group of us visited the Chalice Well...

Cowslip Verge - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9151

Cowslips in the Headlights

First, apologies for the long gap since my last post.  I have a backlog of comments to look at, which is really bad – sorry.   In the meantime at the start of the...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8588

Spring!

I have been away for a couple of weeks walking in the national parks of Utah.  When I left the UK was still suffering from a long hard winter.  On my return the sun...

Glastonbury Abbey - Somerset, UK. ID 825_0532

Last Snowdrops

A few days ago I visited Glastonbury Abbey, this is unusual for me as you have to pay to get in.  But I new it had a good collection of snowdrops so it was...