Tagged: Somerset Wildlife Trust

Bluebells - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1229

Lynchcombe Update

Back in May I visited Lynchcombe to check on the nature reserve for which I am a volunteer warden for the Somerset Wildlife Trust.  It is September now and it has been another fascinating...

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas) - Perry Mead, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9704

Perry Mead

Perry Mead Perry Mead is a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve in South Somerset.  Its a small but beautiful patch of grassland along the banks of the River Cary. To me there is a...

Spring Grassland - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9058P

Lynchcombe Update

Lynchcombe Nature Reserve Middle of May is probably my favourite time of year.  The spring flowers are out and summer is just over the horizon.  At Lynchcombe, following Blackthorn, the Hawthorn trees are out...

GB Gruffy

I’m still catching up with May posts after a long break with a broken computer and trips away from home. GB Gruffy is a Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve with a very strange name. Gruffy, comes from...

Woodland Flowers - Kings Castle Wood, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_7379

King’s Castle

Kings Castle Wood This Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve sits above the small city of Wells.  The woodland floor is rich in wild flowers such as bluebells, wood anemones and wood violets. It is possible...

Beech Trees - Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7922

Lynchcombe Update

Winter has been very mild so far and not much is happening around Lynchcombe. A brief break from the uniform grey sky.  A chance for a family walk after Christmas. I tried to place the silhouettes...

Autumn Leaves - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2809

Lynchcombe Update

Another visit to the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the slopes of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Lynchcombe As a volunteer reserve warden I keep an eye on this reserve for the Somerset Wildlife Trust....

The Discovery Trail - Great Breach Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1031

Autumn Falls

This autumn as been a fantastic.  A feast of reds, oranges and yellows. Great Breach Wood I have missed the best of the season so I wanted to get a final fix before a...

Autumn Leaves - Thurlbear Woods, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2386

Thurlbear

I rarely have the opportunity to travel west in Somerset but today I had a couple of free hours.  It was a beautiful sunny autumn day so I headed out to Thurlbear in search...

Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria) - Langford Heathfield, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1476

Langford Heathfield

A visit to the Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve of Langford Heathfield near Wellington in Somerset. Langford Heathfield This is a large reserve that has survived because it is common land protected from development...