Tagged: Mendip

Wild Garlic - Milton Wood, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_8649

Another Round of Wild Garlic

Even from the outside you can see that something special is happening in Round Wood between Wells and Wookey Hole in Somerset. For many years I walked this wood each lunch time for a break...

Evening Stars

After a wonderful evening a couple of days ago, I tried to get away from work in time to re-visit Park Wood in Somerset to photograph the Wood Anemones.  I was late getting out and when...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Wells, Somerset, UK.

Early Stars

The early stars of spring are the flowers of Wood Anemones in the woods of Somerset.  The flowers form carpets of stars across the woodland floor. Wood Anemones Wood Anemones (Anemone nemorosa) shy away...

Sky on Fire - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1296

Sunrise Drive

We are all drawn to a beautiful sunrise when the sky is flooded in a stunning reds, oranges or pinks and purples. Driving through Shepton Mallet on the way to work the sky started to...

Frost at Lynchcombe - Somerset, UK. ID 809_5631

Lynchcombe Steps

I’m a volunteer warden for the Lynchcombe nature reserve owned by the Somerset Wildlife Trust. This year we have had a very mild winter in Somerset. Lynchcombe is a wonderful location so I headed up...

Lynchcombe in Winter - Somerset, UK. ID 808_8865

Lynchcombe Steps

A break from the starlings this morning for a walk around Lynchcombe.  I am a volunteer warden for this Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve on the Mendip Hills.  I wanted to stroll around checking...

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...

Ebbor Gorge - Somerset, UK. ID 808_1521

Ebbor Gorge

An early start this morning and all for a classic shot of the bear clearing in Hope Valley of Ebbor Gorge in Somerset. On the lookout for that squirrel. Autumn colours continue to be their best...

Nosey Cow - St James Church, Milton Clevedon, Somerset,, UK. ID 804_7887

Looking for Hidden Churches

Not all churches stand at the top of a hill, or next to a village green, for all to see.  Many nestle down between trees, in combes or even farmyards.  On my cycle ride today I was...

Morrisons - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 1497

Morrisons From Heaven

Two Cathedrals in Wells?  Well on a night like tonight with a sky from heaven I found myself in a roadside lay-by staring at Morrisons as it glowed in the dark.  Rays of gold pointing to the supermarket sitting in-front...