Following My Feet Follow Jeff Bevan across Somerset

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene) - Priddy Mineries, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6631

Small Pearls of Priddy

Following your feet along this path on the Mendip Hills takes you to a magical spot for watching butterflies. I’m not quite sure why, but it has been years since I spent time photographing...

Platinum Jubiliee - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_7970

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Catching up with some posts after a busy time at work and family trips.  It was wonderful to look back at the day in June when we celebrated the Platinum Jubilee. Platinum Jubilee Flags...

Sunset from Lynchcombe - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4261H

Lynchcombe Steps

Early-purples are a sure sign that spring is about to change everything. Spring on the Mendip Hills I’m finally catching-up with my photographs after a busy period of travelling with work and family. Lynchcombe...

Oilseed Rape - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2528

Yellow

It is that time of year when yellow is everywhere.  The Glastonbury Canal that flows through the middle of the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve is lined with bright yellow Oilseed Rape. It is...

Wild Garlic - Round Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1705

Milton Hill

I recently made a few visits to Wattles Hill near Wookey Hole in Somerset.  Around that hill are several woods, but I had no idea what the names of those woods were, or even...

Wattles Hill - Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6474

Wattles Hill

Cowslips on Wattles Hills in early April. Finding these flowers in beautiful low sunlight was the first hint that Wattles Hill was something special. Wattles Hill This unassuming low hill below the much higher...

Sunrise from Middledown - Mendip Hills, Nr Cheddar, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0592H

Cold mornings at Middledown

With the forecast for some cold mornings.  If it was going to be cold it may as well be very cold, to I headed out high up on the Mendip plateau. On my first...

Spring in the Donkey Field - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID JB_0108

Spring in the Donkey Field

I often visit the Donkey Field in village of Uphill.  In late winter it is covered in snowdrops, then come the daffodils, and now bluebells, cowslips and buttercups. I think this year has been...

Three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1271

Three-spined Sticklebacks

There is a small group of fish living in Wells that are getting a lot of attention.  They are three-spined sticklebacks, which are pretty common in Somerset and the rest of the UK.  However,...

Wood Sorrel - Stockhill Woods, Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7165

Wood Sorrel

Stockhill Wood is a very popular walking destination, where tracks provide easy routes.  It can be found high in the Mendip Hills of Somerset, not far from the village of Priddy. Much of the...