Tagged: Mist

Hadspen Frost - Nr Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2327

Hadspen

Having been working in Death Valley for a while – a place with the record for the hottest day on earth – today I was back in England where winter temperatures are nearly 40 degrees lower! Hadspen Near Castle...

Cucklington - Blackmore Vale, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_3398

When the Sun Comes Out

After such a beautiful morning mist I wanted to show how the view changes when the sun comes out.  Stopping off at Cucklington on my cycle home from work. The road above the village has...

Church of St Lawrence - Cucklington, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0193

Blackmore Vale

The Blackmore Vale in Somerset.  A flat landscape of fields, hedges and narrow lanes.  At this time of year on clear cold days it is covered in silky soft mist. Soft Mist Mist covers...

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9051

Autumn Mists

As we move into autumn mists form across Somerset following clear nights.  At this time of year it can be 20 degrees during the day but just 2 degrees at dawn.  As the temperature...

Sunrise over the Somerset Sea - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8977

Glastonbury Tor Sunrise

With the autumn equinox approaching it was time to re-visit the top of Glastonbury Tor.  It has been a while and I missed a lot of opportunities this summer.  So I wanted to welcome...

Rush - Yarley Fields, Somerset, UK. ID 825_3721

Yarley Fields

Yarley Fields Yarley Fields lies on the south facing slope of Yarley Hill looking over the Somerset Levels, Avalon Marshes and Glastonbury Tor.   The Avalon Marshes website states: They are mainly unimproved grassland...

Yarley Hill - Wookey Parish, Somerset, UK. ID 825_3545

Yarley Hill

Yarley Hill and Tree The picture below is probably the most popular view of Yarley Hill as seen from the Mendip Hills across the Axe Valley covered in mist.   A classic autumn picture.  Standing on its own...

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...