Tagged: Winter

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...

Glastonbury Abbey - Somerset, UK. ID 825_0532

Last Snowdrops

A few days ago I visited Glastonbury Abbey, this is unusual for me as you have to pay to get in.  But I new it had a good collection of snowdrops so it was...

Snowdrops - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 809_9129

Priddy Snowdrops

As the snowdrops loose their white shine down in south Somerset I headed north and high to visit Priddy up in the Mendip Hills in the hope of finding flowers that were behind the...