Tagged: Oak

Oak - South Brewham, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_3573P

South Brewham

The parish of Brewham in South Somerset contains some lovely villages as well as some steep hills. The Church South Brewham church sits tucked away on Charcroft Hill. It seems there has been a church...

The 700 year old oak - Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1970

The 700 Year Old Oak

Recently I photographed the old oak tree at South Brewham.  I did not know it at the time but just down the road in Charlton Musgrove is a magnificent 700 year old oak tree....

Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria) - Langford Heathfield, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1476

Langford Heathfield

A visit to the Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve of Langford Heathfield near Wellington in Somerset. Langford Heathfield This is a large reserve that has survived because it is common land protected from development...

Buff-tip (Phalera bucephala) Catapillars - Ambleside, Cumbria, UK. ID IMG_7046

Buff-Tip Caterpillars

A trip away from Somerset to go walking and cycling in the Lake District.  Lots of mountains to climb and occasional breaks in the cloud.  The big surprise for me was when I discovered...

The swan Family go for a swim - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8181

Ham Wall in Autumn

Just before we jump into the cold of winter I have put together some of my recent pictures taken around Loxton Marsh that do not have starlings in them. The main railway line track cuts down the...

Oak and Tower - South Brewham, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5102

Kings Alfreds Tower

Mistakenly, I thought Kings Alfred’s Tower was in Wiltshire.  I was so wrong, its just inside Somerset.  To celebrate its new found status I decided to re-visit the tower today. Earlier I had watched the...

Oak - Quantock Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4008


I do not visit the Quantock Hills very often  That is a mistake for which I have not excuse.  Today was a small step to correct that as I headed out to west Somerset. Heather...

Autumn Bracken - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 823_2615

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe looked beautiful in the blue skies of late summer. Small Coppers The small coppers were still around having moved from the open grassland down into the combe. The brown argus  have followed their every...

Straw Bales - Windmill Hill, Nr Somerton, Somerset, UK. ID 823_1833

End of Summer?

I have a rule – always go out with a plan, a clear idea of what to photograph.  Today I broke that rule and found myself visiting my favourite haunts gathering the wide landscapes and...

Riders in the Cold on the Mendip Hills

Winter Wonderland

This week the temperatures dropped down to -6 °Cel.  Today the freezing fog created a beautiful layer of frost across the Mendip Hills and the Somerset Levels.