Tagged: North Somerset

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...

The White and Green Flag of Uphill

Uphill Nature Reserve

Today I returned to Uphill nature reserve as I had heard that it was golden with buttercups. The weather was dull and grey but there sure was a lot of buttercups. This may help...

Cowslips, Primula veris

Uphill Nature Reserve

Uphill local nature reserve is a patch of semi-improved calcareous grassland sitting on a big lump of carboniferous limestone. The grassland supports a diverse flora including: Cowslips, Primula veris False Oxlip I spotted this...

The old Church of St Nicholas, Uphill

Uphill Church

The Old Church of St Nicholas in Uphill has had a great location overlooking Uphill for nearly a thousand years.  The fields surrounding the church are a local nature reserve and each year they put...

Bluebell Field, Uphill

Bluebell Field

Uphill’s Bluebell field is having one of its best years.   Earlier was the display of Snowdrops which each year is gradually spreading out over the wood pasture from the neighbouring beech plantation. Early Morning Light...

Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Compton Pauncefoot

Compton Pauncefoot

Today was a return trip to Compton Pauncefoot. I photographed the harvest in the nearby fields last autumn.  In those pictures the church provided a point of focus in the background.   I have...

Spring Orchard - Havyatt

Havyatt

On my commute today I stopped at the small hamlet of Havyatt near Glastonbury.  I wanted to photograph a small orchard which I had passed several times when cycling to work without my camera....

Uphill in Spring

Uphill

Today I had a day trip to Uphill on the North Somerset coast.  Just south of the village is a large hill made from carboniferous limestone.  This supports  extensive species-rich calcareous grassland meadows.  Today these are full or...