Tagged: Winter

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...

Lamyat Summer Dawn - Somerset, UK. ID 825_6335H

Lamyat Summer Dawn

Lamyat Lamyat is small parish in the middle of Somerset north of the town of Castle Cary.  At the west end the fields are flat while the east is dominated by the 199m high Creech Hill....

Cheddar Gorge - Somerset, UK. ID 825_7236

Cheddar Gorge

My final post catching up with the beasts from the east that brought snow to Somerset. Cheddar Gorge Somerset’s famous limestone gorge is a great place for a walk.   Last week I walked around the gorge...

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...

Hurdles in Snow - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5104

Priddy White

Mendip Snow Along Pelting Drove, the road to Priddy from Wells, is this fence.  Fences are rare here as the fields are divided by beautiful dry-stone walls.  But this fence is so long it...

Sheep - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4840

Deerleap Snow

Singe Track Road One 4×4 had made it down the steep Deerleap road from the top of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  Just around the corner the snow was 4 foot deep but they...

Winters Horse - Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID 4577

Wookey Hole Snow

Wookey Hole The Mini beast from the east.  A couple of weeks after the Beat from the East when winter overtook spring in Somerset, along came its smaller sibling. The church of St Mary...

Fenny Castle and River Sheppey - Nr Wookey, Somerset, UK. ID 825_3906

Fenny Castle

Fenny Castle Just about recognisable as the remains of a motte and bailey castle Fenny Castle sits in the middle of Wookey Parish in Somerset.    It was already a ruin over 500 years...

Dulcote Fountain - Dulcote, Somerset, UK. ID 825_3327

Dulcote Fountain

The hamlet of Dulcote is a mile south of the City of Wells in Somerset.  It is several well known landmarks but by far the most famous is its unusual fountain. Dulcote Fountain This...