Tagged: Somerset

Cowslip Verge - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9151

Cowslips in the Headlights

First, apologies for the long gap since my last post.  I have a backlog of comments to look at, which is really bad – sorry.   In the meantime at the start of the...

Dandelion Field - Yarley, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8962

Dandelions Everywhere

Yellow dandelions are appearing all over Somerset. Dandelions Dandelions close their flowers in the cold and dark.  Despite there being millions of flowers the weather has been so bad that catching them open has...

Wood Anemones in Biddle Combe

Biddle Combe in Spring

On a beautiful spring day I headed up Biddle Combe on the edge of Wells in Somerset.  After recent bad weather there was plenty of water in the stream.  This sudden change in weather has...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8588

Spring!

I have been away for a couple of weeks walking in the national parks of Utah.  When I left the UK was still suffering from a long hard winter.  On my return the sun...

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...