Tagged: North Somerset

Bluebells in the Donkey Field - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6243

Donkey Field

Donkey Field The village of Uphill is separated from its large neighbour, Weston-super-Mare, by a small green belt consisting of a Donkey Field and a tree plantation. The Donkey Field (aka Bluebell Field) is...

Cold Full Moon at Uphill - Somerset, UK. ID 827_7493

Uphill Boatyard

Yesterday was the winter solstice.  The earth’s tilt points the north pole away from the sun.  So in Somerset this is the shortest day and the longest night of the year. This year the moon...

Poppy Trail - Wells Cathedral, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2691

Wells Poppy Trail

Handmade poppies are on display, until Sunday,  in all the churches in Wells to commemorate the end of the First World War one hundreds years ago. Wells Cathedral The famous steps leading to the...

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...

Sheep - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7944

Church Flock

Bratton Seymour near Castle Cary in Somerset sits on Bratton Hill with long views to the east.  This outlook has made it a favourite of mine during the spring equinox.  Today I was a...

Spring Equinox Sunrise - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7355

Spring Equinox

First a confession, I missed the Spring Equinox by a day.  Exhaustion from several days trudging through snow caused me to stay in bed too long.  So today, with a great weather forecast, I...

Snowdrops - Donkey Field, Uphil, North Somerset, UK. ID 824_9259

Uphill Snowdrops

Sudden change in direction from South Somerset to North Somerset in my hunt for snowdrops. Donkey Field The Woodland Trust Plantation and the Donkey Field, also known as the Bluebell Field or Snowdrop Field, separates...

Sunrise from Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID 823_4992

Harvest Sun

After the excitement of the first October Harvest Moon for eight years I turned by camera 180 degrees to watch the sunrise – The Harvest Sun. Harvest Sun Watched by a tiny drone, hovering...

Polish Air Force MiG-29 - Yeovilton Air Show, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_6400

Somerset Air Days

More flies around Somerset than butterflies. Also birds, dragonflies and of course planes. Somerset puts on a series of air shows each year. Where better to watch the famous Red Arrows than from the...

Kings Wood - Somerset, UK. ID kingswood

Kings Wood

Kings Wood is covered in Wild Garlic that covers the woodland like a carpet of snow. Wild Garlic Wild Garlic (Allium ursinum) creates a white seas that flows around the curves of the woodland, hugs and...