Tagged: Wells

Deerleap Standing Stones - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3874

Summer mist at Deerleap

If you follow the road out of Wells to Wookey Hole and up the hill to Ebbor Gorge to the car park, then it is only a short walk to the deer leap standing...

Bluebells at Steep Holm - Between Dulcote and Dinder, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7667

Mendip Bluebells

Around Wells in Somerset is a patchwork of little woods.  It is difficult to tell from the map where one ends and another begins.   In spring they are full of bluebells.  But if you...

Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5722

Bishop Palace Snowdrops

Each year the Bishop’s Palace in Wells put on a display of snowdrops.  Before the official visitor weekends I popped in to get some pictures without the crowds. The low winter sun was just...

The Gardens - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2446

Bishops Snowdrops

The Gardens The Bishop’s Palace in Wells is about to start several weekends of Snowdrop Celebrations.  Visitors will be able to enjoy a carpet of snowdrops around the Gardens. So I sneaked in early...

Nativity Crib Festival - St Cuthberts Church, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0892

Christmas

Christmas Time The nativity crib festival at St Cuthbert’s Church in Wells is one of the highlights of the year. On Christmas Eve I walked around Lynchcombe above Wells.  I am a volunteer warden...

Glastonbury Tor - From the Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4355

Axe Valley

Somerset Mists On clear cold winter mornings mystical mists hang over the Somerset Levels. High up the south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills is the perfect spot to take in the whole landscape....

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

Bishops Moat

  Last year the Bishops Palace in Wells, England’s smallest city, put on a wonderful display of homemade poppies.  The stood proud and high on their tall metal stems. This year the field of...

Almshouses from St Cuthberts Church - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6760- Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6775

St Cuthberts Open Day

  Recent open days at St Cuthbert’s church in the Hot Fuzz city of Wells in Somerset.  For a few pounds you could climb the narrow spiral steps up to the top of the...

Round Wood - Wells, Somerset, UK. IMG_8956

Round Wood

Milton Hill Each lunch time I would walk around the woods above Wells in Somerset.  The walk was a barometer telling me the progress of the seasons. When the wood anemones were about to...

Woodland Bridge - Biddle Combe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0887

Biddle Combe

After many weeks with no computer after pouring grapefruit juice all over it I have finally been able to create another post. Biddle Combe Biddle is a narrow tangled Combe that starts in the...