Tagged: Mist

Split Trees - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4930

Lynchcombe Steps

I am a volunteer warden for the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  Not much happens in this Somerset Wildlife Trust during winter.  So today was a quick visit to check...

Velvet Bottom - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4119

Velvet Bottom

Velvet Bottom In Roman times Velvet Bottom was mined for lead. The remains of settling beds can still be seen along with heaps of black slag created during smelting.  For a long time this...

Mist - Beacon Hill Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 824_3175

Woodland Mist

Beacon Hill The weather was not looking promising for the start of the Christmas break.   The only hope was for thick fog on the top of the Mendip Hills.  Trees provide a sense...

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...