Tagged: Somerset Wildlife Trust

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...

Bubwith Acres - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_6631

Bubwith Acres

Catching up with the beasts from the east when snow covered Somerset. Bubwith Acres I have rarely visited this Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve on the side of the Mendip Hills.  Not sure why.  Today...

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...

Rush - Yarley Fields, Somerset, UK. ID 825_3721

Yarley Fields

Yarley Fields Yarley Fields lies on the south facing slope of Yarley Hill looking over the Somerset Levels, Avalon Marshes and Glastonbury Tor.   The Avalon Marshes website states: They are mainly unimproved grassland...

Snow Blown - Deerleap, Nr Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 825_2798

Lynchcombe Update

Beast from the East Known as the beast from the east the UK entered the deep freeze just as spring was getting going.  It must have come as a shock to this horse in...

Fox - Lynchcombe

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe The Lynchcombe nature reserve on the Mendip Hills is a sunny south facing grassland slope.  It is a beautiful location that needs a lot of management to keep it this way. I am a volunteer reserve...

Split Trees - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4930

Lynchcombe Steps

I am a volunteer warden for the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  Not much happens in this Somerset Wildlife Trust during winter.  So today was a quick visit to check...

Velvet Bottom - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4119

Velvet Bottom

Velvet Bottom In Roman times Velvet Bottom was mined for lead. The remains of settling beds can still be seen along with heaps of black slag created during smelting.  For a long time this...