Tagged: Somerset

Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Emborough, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1078

Emborough

High up in the Mendip Hills is Emborough church. Emborough Church Apparently the church is medieval in origin but underwent a lot of renovation in the 18th century.  It stands in the middle of nowhere...

Sunrise from Lamyat Beacon - Bruton, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1224

Lamyatt Beacon

Lamyatt Beacon is at the site of a Celtic temple high on one of the tops of Creech Hill.  This is the highest spot for miles and has commanding views of the countryside. This morning a deep...

Autumn - Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_3538

Charlton Musgrove

I frequently cycle through Charlton Musgrove parish turning off at Barrow Lane.  Each time I pass a road sign pointing  down Rectory Lane but I have never gone down – the bike ride is long enough without adding a...

Coneygore Hill - Stoke Trister, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0426

Stoke Trister

Stoke Trister is a hamlet in south Somerset close to the Dorset border. Coneygore Hill and Stoke Trister The hill overlooks the Blackmore Vale.  At this time of year the vale can be covered in...

Cucklington - Blackmore Vale, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_3398

When the Sun Comes Out

After such a beautiful morning mist I wanted to show how the view changes when the sun comes out.  Stopping off at Cucklington on my cycle home from work. The road above the village has...

Church of St Lawrence - Cucklington, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0193

Blackmore Vale

The Blackmore Vale in Somerset.  A flat landscape of fields, hedges and narrow lanes.  At this time of year on clear cold days it is covered in silky soft mist. Soft Mist Mist covers...

Dawn at Ditcheat Folly - Ditcheat Hill, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0076

Dawn on Folly Hill

Looking a bit like the relic of an ancient Thunder Bird this brick folly sits on top of Ditcheat Hill (143m) looking out over the Somerset Levels.  I like this brick folly.  Access is open...

Autumn Equinox at Glastonbury Tor

Autumn Equinox

This year in the UK the autumn equinox was on the 23rd September.  The time when the sun rises due east and sets due west.  The earth is not leaning towards or away from...

Yarley Tree at Dawn

Coffee Time

Its the autumn equinox weekend but the weather is really bad.  Enough wind and rain for a year.  I’ve been going round in circles trying to design a book cover.  So what better way...

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9051

Autumn Mists

As we move into autumn mists form across Somerset following clear nights.  At this time of year it can be 20 degrees during the day but just 2 degrees at dawn.  As the temperature...