Tagged: Mendip Hills

Autumn Leaves - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2809

Lynchcombe Update

Another visit to the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the slopes of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Lynchcombe As a volunteer reserve warden I keep an eye on this reserve for the Somerset Wildlife Trust....

Mist Telegraph - Chewton Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0024

Mendip Mist

Its mist season in Somerset! Mendip Mists On the plateau above the village of Chewton Mendip the flat fields were covered in a few feet of soft mist. These horses came all the way up...

Glastonbury Tor from above Wells - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9981

Mendip Panorama

I had a request for a panorama of the Somerset Levels from a specific field high up in the Mendip Hills.  This week the weather had been so fantastic I headed up passed Model...

Yarley Tree at Dawn

Coffee Time

Its the autumn equinox weekend but the weather is really bad.  Enough wind and rain for a year.  I’ve been going round in circles trying to design a book cover.  So what better way...

Small White (Pieris rapae) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8799

Lynchcombe Update

Chance to visit Lynchcombe to check on the reserve.  Its a time of change as summer beings to fade.  The berries are out, while the flowers and their butterflies are disappearing. Late Summer Late summer...

Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum) - Waldegrave Pond, Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8158

Darter Charts

After the summer the Waldegrave Pond up on the Mendip Hills is very dry. This patch of open water, and a couple of others about the same size, are all that remains. This is...

Autumn Ladys-tresses (Spiranthes spiralis) - Cooks Fields, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7779

Autumn Lady’s-Tresses

Next to Lynchcombe nature reserve is another brilliant Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve called Cooks Fields.  I walk through a corner of it every time I visit Lynchcombe.  In that corner is the tiny special...

Sheep - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7525

Lynchcombe Update

I got back from holiday climbing mountains in the Lake District so where better to go than the steep Lynchcombe nature reserve on the edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Lynchcombe Lots of...

Lynchcombe - Somerset, UK. ID IG_6653

Lynchcombe Update

Over the years I have seen lots of dragonflies on Lynchcombe. This week was prime dragonfly season on this Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve. Sheep But as you climb over the stile into the reserve...

Lynchcombe - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6722

Lynchcombe Update

Now the schools have broken up for the summer heat wave is coming to an end.  But it was still a beautiful, cooler, day up in the Mendip Hills at Lynchcombe. The Wall At...