Category: Glastonbury Tor

Spring Equinox - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0556

Spring Equinox

Glastonbury Tor Spring equinox always brings out a crowd at the top of Glastonbury Tor.  This was first visit to the equinox gathering since the pandemic.  It started with a stunning worm moon. It...

Sunset at Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID JB_5931

Glastonbury Edge

People climbing to the top of Glastonbury Tor.  This is normally me, but this time I wanted to watch the sunrise from the base of the Tor.  There is a footpath that comes up...

Welcoming the dawn - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3948

Glastonbury Tor

I missed visits to the top of Glastonbury Tor for the solstice and equinox mornings during the pandemic months.  This day was not a special astronomical day, but the weather forecast suggested this could...

Wells before dawn - Somerset, UK. ID JB_7467

City Lights

Beating the Rain It looks like we are going to get a lot more rain next week.  Getting out before dawn can be a great way to beat the rain.  Standing on a cold...

Glastonbury Tor - From above Wells, Mendip Hils, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8726

Somerset Mist

A frosty start to the morning.  Looking out my window the landscape was covered in mist.  Time for a walk high up onto the Mendip to check out the view. Beautiful white mist, and...

Glastonbury Tor at Sunrise - Somerset, UK. ID 824_4199

Crossing the Equinox with Venus

Autumn is the time of year when Venus, the morning star, is at its highest point in the sky. A clear morning at the top of Glastonbury Tor was the perfect location to see...

Glastonbury Tor

Winter Solstice

Winter Soltice Hundreds of people gather at Glastonbury Tor in Somerset to celebrate the Winter Solstice. I walked to the top in the dark, thanks to those who lined the path with night lights. I...

Glastonbury Tor and Swans - From Hearty Moor, Somerset, UK. ID 827_9472

Hearty Moor

I’ve been unwell for a few days so instead of a walk or a bike ride I thought I would get out in the car.   It had been a beautiful day so I...

Glastonbury Tor at Night - Somerset, UK. ID 927_9247

Tor Light by Night

The forecast was for a clear morning, following a cold night, so it was perfect time for an early walk up Glastonbury Tor to see some stars. Stars I climbed up the hill around 6...