Tagged: Snowdrops

Snowdrops - St Nicholas Church, Bratton Seymour, Somerset, England. ID 825_1265

Bratton Seymour Snowdrops

Bratton Seymour This church is my favourite of the Camelot parishes during spring and autumn equinox.  It sits high on Bratton Hill with long views east towards St Alfred’s Tower.  In the church is...

Snowdrops - Maperton, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0969

Maperton Snowdrops

Maperton Church This church in one the Camelot parishes of South Somerset sits hidden down a narrow walled lane in the tiny village of Maperton.  The lane is lined with beech trees and must...

Snowdrops - Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0381 - Glastonbury Abbey, Somerest, UK. ID 825_0381

Glastonbury Snowdrops

As well as its villages snowdrops are also found in Somerset’s towns. Shepton Mallet has its snowdrop festival, and the Bishops Palace in Wells has its snowdrop celebration but Glastonbury can also put on a...

Snowdrops - Church of St John the Baptist, North Cheriton, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9511

North Cheriton Snowdrops

North Cheriton is a tiny village in South Somerset with a beautiful church at its heart surrounded by a sprinkling of snowdrops. Church of St John the Baptist Like so many villages without a pub or...

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...

Morning Snowdrops - Church of St Peter and St Paul, Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, UK. ID 824_8460

Charlton Horethorne Snowdrops

Following my recent visit to Charlton Horethorne, today I returned to the church to photograph the snowdrops. Church of St Peter and St Paul For several years the village of Mells in the eastern...

Church of St Peter and St Paul - Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, UK. ID 824_8307

Charlton Horethorne

The last evening light shines on the church tower – it will soon be in the shade of Corton Hill. Charlton Horethorne This lucky village in South Somerset still has a pub, hotel, shop and...

Snowdrops - Mells, Somerset, UK. ID 824_7609

Mells Snowdrops

Mells The arrival of snowdrops marks the start of the end of winter.  A time when I stop following the starlings on the levels and start looking out for the signs of spring.  My...

Snowdrops - Holton, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0834

Holton Snowdrops

Snowdrops mark the beginning of the end of winter and signal that spring is around the corner.  This year I missed a number of opportunities to photograph snowdrops in Somerset’s valleys.  So I have...

Snowdrops - Mells, Somerset, UK. ID 809_9536

Snowdrops

I found a rare gap from my day job that is turning into a seven days a week job.  So I rushed up to Mells to photograph the snowdrops before the light disappeared from the valley. The clouds...