Tagged: Glastonbury Tor

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...

Spring Equinox Sunrise - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7355

Spring Equinox

First a confession, I missed the Spring Equinox by a day.  Exhaustion from several days trudging through snow caused me to stay in bed too long.  So today, with a great weather forecast, I...

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...

East Waste in flood - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8171

East Waste

In recent years it has become obvious to all that the Somerset Levels are prone flooding.  Today I visited an area that is frequently under water. East Waste East Waste, and its neighbour West Waste,...

Red Sunset - Nr Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID 824_6100

Ridge Road Red

Ridge Road A local route known as the Ridge Road is a series of country roads that join Wells and Shepton Mallet in Somerset.  It is a rural rat run used by commuters to avoid...

Starlings at Winderness Way - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 824_5966

Starling Trail

Recently the Starlings have been roosting in the wilderness.  Far from the main path in Ham Wall getting good views is difficult – especially as the weather has been so poor. The best place to watch...

Church of St Mary the Virgin - Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4655

Croscombe

Croscombe Croscombe village lies between Wells and Shepton Mallet in Somerset.  Until recently it had a garage that serviced my motorcycle.  The George Inn has been a destination for many of our Sunday walks. The...

Rainbow over Meare Pool - Meare, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4275

Meare Rainbows

Meare Pool Often the island of Meare is just passed through to get to the nature reserves at Ham Wall or Shapwick Heath but it is well worth a visit of its own.  It was once surrounded...

Starlings at Stileway Farm - Nr Meare, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4477

Starling Trail

Starlings leave Stileway Farm near Meare to fly the short distance to the roost site.  The birds often gather in fields near the roost site before flying into Ham Wall or Shapwick Heath in...

Supermoon from Wearyall HIll - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4913

Somerset Supermoon

Supermoon After a disappointing visit hoping to see the starling murmurations from the hamlet of Stileway I remembered this was supermoon night.  At first the moon was hidden behind clouds.  This gave me enough time to...