Tagged: Mist

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...

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...