Tagged: North Somerset

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...

Donkey Field - Uphill, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7076

Donkey Field

The Donkey Field at Uphil in North Somerset is owned and managed by the Woodland Trust.  This small patch surrounded by iron railings provides some of the best displays of spring bulbs.  First the...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 810_3484

Park Wood

Park Wood is an early spring dream for Wood Anemones this year.    This wood near Wells in Somerset is only small but looks beautiful with its floor covered in a carpet of flowers....

All Saints Church - Kingsdon, Somerset, UK. ID 808_4369

Kingsdon

Kingsdon in Somerset is a small attractive village that is lucky to be set back from the main road.  The village’s name is on the front of buses travelling from Wells and I have often...