Tagged: Leaves

The swan Family go for a swim - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8181

Ham Wall in Autumn

Just before we jump into the cold of winter I have put together some of my recent pictures taken around Loxton Marsh that do not have starlings in them. The main railway line track cuts down the...

Pigeons - Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_1457

Bishops Moat

The moat around the Bishop’s Palace in Wells provides the perfect reflection of autumn. The Moat On a recent walk I was lucky to be passing the moat when the wind had dropped.  The...

Autumn Light - Beacon Hill Woods, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6016

Beacon Hill

Forgive me for going back to Beacon Hill Wood – its simply the best wood for autumn colour in this part of Somerset. Beacon Hill This ancient beech woodland runs along the ridge of...

St Nicholas Church on an Autumn Dawn - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, England. ID 805_0128

Autumn Churches

On a wet cloudy day I looked back at some of my favourite Somerset churches in autumn. This little church is a hidden treasure down one of the many narrow lines in south Somerset....

Autumn in Stockhill Wood - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5380

Stockhill Wood

Autumn colour can be short lived.  Often the golden leaves are blown away by the first storm.  Tomorrow storm Ophelia, the biggest storm for decades to reach the British Isles will pass just to the west of Somerset....

Common Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum) - Beacon Hill Wood, Somerset, UK. ID JB3_8828

Beacon Wood

Beacon Wood up in the Mendip Hills above Shepton Mallet is one of the best locations in Somerset for fungi as well as autumn colours. From the entrance to the wood you know this place...

Oak - Quantock Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4008

Quantocks

I do not visit the Quantock Hills very often  That is a mistake for which I have not excuse.  Today was a small step to correct that as I headed out to west Somerset. Heather...

Straw Bales - Windmill Hill, Nr Somerton, Somerset, UK. ID 823_1833

End of Summer?

I have a rule – always go out with a plan, a clear idea of what to photograph.  Today I broke that rule and found myself visiting my favourite haunts gathering the wide landscapes and...

Christmas Robin - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_4318

Merry Christmas

Another great year in Somerset.  Not much snow but a host of beautiful colours, mists and sunsets marking the seasons. January The year started with the starlings roosting in the far western end of...

Sunset at Waltons Heath - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 808_4515

Waltons Heath

The Waltons Heath on the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve in Somerset is not just about starlings. It is also a beautiful landscape. Brambles There is a saying that when an outdoor photographer has...