Tagged: South Somerset

Remembrance Poppies - Church of St Mary - Abbas and Templecombe, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2564

Templecombe Poppies

This Sunday marks 100 years since the Armistice was signed in November 1918, bringing an end to the First World War.  On Remembrance Sunday 11 November 2018, people around Somerset will be reflecting on the lives...

Snowdrops - Holton, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0802

Holton Snowdrops

This week the church in the tiny village of Holton has looked at its best against the beautiful blue skies. Holton This February I have been running around capturing the snowdrops in the villages that make up Camelot in South...

Snowdrops - Yarlington, Somerset, UK. ID 825_1490

Yarlington Snowdrops

Yarlington A few days ago I continued my tour around the Camelot parishes of South Somerset.  I reached the small village of Yarlington.  It sits in a beautiful part of the county surrounded by steep...

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...

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...

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8774

Blackford Snowdrops

The village churches of South Somerset have been a fantastic find.  I’m not sure how I failed to notice the their snowdrops in the past.  Perhaps these flowers are just out too early in the year for...

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...

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...

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) and Common Vetch (Vicia sativa) - Templecombe, Somerset, UK. ID 822_8068

Summer Hedgerows

The hedgerows are looking good across Somerset. In The Rain The rain was coming down drooping the grass with pearls of water drops. Despite the weather this bumble bee ventured out. The butterflies remained...

Praenubila form of the Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata) - Prospect Fields, Langport, Somerset, UK. ID 822_1934

Prospect Fields

Early this year I visited Aller Hill near Langport to photograph the woodland flowers.  I completely forgot that the Aller Hill SSSI also includes some grassland.  So today I put that right and made...