Tagged: UK

Hadspen Frost - Nr Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2327

Hadspen

Having been working in Death Valley for a while – a place with the record for the hottest day on earth – today I was back in England where winter temperatures are nearly 40 degrees lower! Hadspen Near Castle...

Fungi Foray - Beacon Hill Woods, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2257

Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill Woods One of my favourite woods – beautiful every autumn and full of ancient and recent history.  It also has a website maintained by a good friend of mine so we need...

Lollover Hill - Dundon, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1727

Lollover Hill

In the distance you can just make out Glastonbury Tor, the top of Lollover Hill has commanding views across Somerset. The other day I walked along the ridge of Collard Hill.  Looking south I...

Oak - South Brewham, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_3573P

South Brewham

The parish of Brewham in South Somerset contains some lovely villages as well as some steep hills. The Church South Brewham church sits tucked away on Charcroft Hill. It seems there has been a church...

Flowers - Church of St Mary the Virgin, Stanton Drew, Bath and North East Somerset, UK. ID 826_0903

Stanton Drew

Stanton Drew is a small village in the north of Somerset.  It has a famous stone circle, a cove in a pub garden and a good looking church. The Stone Circle This is the...

The 700 year old oak - Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1970

The 700 Year Old Oak

Recently I photographed the old oak tree at South Brewham.  I did not know it at the time but just down the road in Charlton Musgrove is a magnificent 700 year old oak tree....

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...

Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Emborough, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1078

Emborough

High up in the Mendip Hills is Emborough church. Emborough Church Apparently the church is medieval in origin but underwent a lot of renovation in the 18th century.  It stands in the middle of nowhere...

Autumn - Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_3538

Charlton Musgrove

I frequently cycle through Charlton Musgrove parish turning off at Barrow Lane.  Each time I pass a road sign pointing  down Rectory Lane but I have never gone down – the bike ride is long enough without adding a...

Coneygore Hill - Stoke Trister, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0426

Stoke Trister

Stoke Trister is a hamlet in south Somerset close to the Dorset border. Coneygore Hill and Stoke Trister The hill overlooks the Blackmore Vale.  At this time of year the vale can be covered in...