Following My Feet Follow Jeff Bevan across Somerset

Bidcombe Wood - Wiltshire, UK. ID JB_6101

Bidcombe Wood

This is another post venturing over the Somerset border into a neighbouring county.  This is because I recently struggled around a gravel cycle ride around the Wiltshire Downs that was organised by Glorious Gravel....

Dandelions and Buttercups - Deerleap, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5912

Leap into Spring

Road side red campion is sign that spring is well underway.   In the fields the dandelions have gone to seed and the buttercups have won the race to take over. A steep narrow...

Bluebells and Early Purple Orchids - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_5356

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe nature reserve enjoys the sunny south facing edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  Today it was so sunny the sheep kept out of the heat under a tree.  Perhaps we have reached...

Priors Wood - Nr Portbury, North Somerset, UK. ID JB_4856

Prior’s Wood

Respect the Bluebells Prior’s Wood in the north west corner of Somerset is promoted as a bluebell wood.  So you can imagine it was been on my radar for a long time.  Finally, I...

Dipper - River Teign, Drewsteignton, Devon, UK. ID IMG_4666

Manaton

A different post today as I ventured over the border from Somerset into Devon.  Staying in the village of Manaton on the edge of Dartmoor.  This was not to see this wonderful alpaca.  Instead...

Roe deer in Bluebells - Longwood, Somerset, UK. ID JBB_0464

Get ready for May

Spring reaches its peak in May.  This month, flowers of all colours spread across the woodland, grasslands and countryside.  Insects emerge from mayflies, dragonflies and butterflies.  Friendly rabbits nibble at the grass.  Lambs dash...

Wild Garlic at Cheddar Wood - Nr Cheddar, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4675

Sheep in the Wood

A couple of weeks ago I made the trip over to Cheddar to photograph the wild garlic in Cheddar Wood.  Back then the garlic was just starting to flower.  I posted a few pictures...

Oilseed Rape - Nr Ilchester, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4513

Brassica

Bit by bit Somerset seems to be going slightly more yellow.  I’m not talking buttercups, cowslips or even primroses – but brassica plants. Confusing Brassica Brassica is a genus of plants in the cabbage...

Cowslips - Yarley Hill, Nr Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4033

Spring Flowers on Yarley Hill

Henton sits on the road between Wells and Wedmore.  The village nestles below Yarley Hill on the edge of the valley on the River Axe in the heart of Somerset in England. Climbing up...