Tagged: Mist

Glastonbury Spectre

Yesterday, during my visit to the top of Glastonbury Tor I saw something very strange. First I saw the shadow of the Tor on the top of the fog.  Then I noticed my own shadow on...

Morning Mist - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_6867

Glastonbury Tor

Forecast was for fog. Two places to go in thick fog – first is up the Mendip Hills looking towards Glastonbury Tor, second is up Glastonbury Tor looking everywhere else! Morning Mist Today I...

Watching the Sunrise on Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID 823_6594

Glastonbury Sunrise

Recently I have been visting Glastonbury Tor as often as I can . Going up the hill on cold mornings to watch the sun rise over the Somerset Levels. The night before each visit I check...

Oak and Tower - South Brewham, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5102

Kings Alfreds Tower

Mistakenly, I thought Kings Alfred’s Tower was in Wiltshire.  I was so wrong, its just inside Somerset.  To celebrate its new found status I decided to re-visit the tower today. Earlier I had watched the...

Hawthorn Berries - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_0691

Lynchcombe Steps

Berries, mists and sunsets.  Autumn can be a special time at the Lynchcombe nature reserve. This Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve sits on the sunny south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills.  In autumn berries...

Autumn Equinox - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 823_4079

Autumn Equinox

I’m usually the first to arrive at Glastonbury Tor but today is the autumn equinox and its was  going to be very popular. I was beaten to the top by the druids. But, I got...

Misty Morning - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 805_0476

Mendip Mists

The southern edge of the Mendip Hills is one of the best places to see the mists across the Somerset Levels.   Easy to reach view points such as the Deerleap picnic site offer...

The Levels in Mist - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID DSCN6640

White Mist

This morning a mist sat across the Somerset Levels. Before dawn the mist was grey.  But this gave the sky the opportunity to show some colour as the sun’s red light could reach the clouds but not the ground. Mist As...

Glastonbury Tor in Autumn Mist - Somerset, ID. 823_3249

Glastonbury Tor

I got up early to watch the sun rise behind Glastonbury Tor.  But after climbing to the top of Wearyall Hill there was no sign of the Tor.  It seemed that I should have just stayed in...

The glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) at Ham Wall

Starling Trail

This morning RSPB Ham Wall was sitting in the fog.  In this weather there was only one option and that was to go to the Tor View hide where you should be as close as...