Tagged: Somerset

Cheddar Gorge - Somerset, UK. ID 825_7236

Cheddar Gorge

My final post catching up with the beasts from the east that brought snow to Somerset. Cheddar Gorge Somerset’s famous limestone gorge is a great place for a walk.   Last week I walked around the gorge...

Mendip Pond - Nr Middledown, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7391

Middledown

Middledown The Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve of Middledown high in the Mendip Hills has become a recent favourite of mine.  So I returned to see how the reserve was recovering from the recent...

Primroses - North Cheriton, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8172

North Cheriton Primroses

North Cheriton Recently I visited North Cheriton to photograph the snowdrops in the churchyard.  When cycling home from work the other day I noticed the church was now home to a large collection of primroses....

Lynchcombe - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8213

Lynchcombe Update

The sun rises above Lynchcombe nature reserve on Easter Sunday. Easter Day at Lynchcombe Today I walked around Lynchcombe to check on the condition of the nature reserve following the recent blizzards.  Sheep are...

Middledown - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6984

Middledown Snow

Catching up with the beasts from the east when snow covered Somerset. Middledown I had hoped to visit Middledown during the blizzard but it was just too far to walk and too risky to drive.  But...

Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe Snow I am a volunteer warden at Lynchcombe for the Somerset Wildlife Trust so a visit during the snow from the east was essential. It was still snowing and blowing a gale. I...

Cooks Fields in Winter - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5963

Cooks Fields in Spring

Spring time, but on Cooks Fields along the exposed southern ridge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset it was clearly still winter time. Cooks Fields Cooks Fields is a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve...

Hurdles in Snow - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5104

Priddy White

Mendip Snow Along Pelting Drove, the road to Priddy from Wells, is this fence.  Fences are rare here as the fields are divided by beautiful dry-stone walls.  But this fence is so long it...

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...

Sheep - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4840

Deerleap Snow

Singe Track Road One 4×4 had made it down the steep Deerleap road from the top of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  Just around the corner the snow was 4 foot deep but they...