Tagged: Somerset

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...

Passing Storm - Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0878

Wedmore Storm

Ashton windmill at Chapel Allerton sits on the top of the Isle of Wedmore between the flat moors and levels of the rivers Axe and Brue. Axe Valley I drove to Wedmore this morning to...

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...

Starlings - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9880

Starling Trail

There was soft blue hue to the light over Shapwick Heath tonight as we waited for the starlings to return to their roost. Shapwick Heath All our hopes were on the starlings returning to...

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...

Stowell - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8247

Stowell

Taken from the bench at the view spot on the hill over looking the small village of Stowell in South Somerset.  Recently, the hedge has been cut back opening up this view. Stowell Its evening...

Starlings at Dawn - Meare Heath, Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 824_9352

Starling Trail

Starling Dawn Some say that visiting the starlings on the Avalon Marshes is as good in the morning as it is in the evening.  I have been to both many times.  Some mornings are better than...