Category: Glastonbury Tor

Sunset over Glastonbury Tor - From above Dungeon Farm, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6834

Glastonbury Tor Sunset

Tor Silhouette In Somerset there is a location between Wells and Shepton Mallet which is special.  Special because at this time of year the sun sets directly behind Glastonbury Tor. Of course there are...

Pied Wagtail - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8736

The Floods from Glastonbury Tor

I’m a bit jealous of all those people posting beautiful drone images on social media.  I would love to get a drone, but I find their noise really annoying. This is probably because they...

Mist over the Levels form Deerleap - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0106

Mist

Not every trip goes to plan.  A few days ago I ventured to the top of Glastonbury Tor.  Arriving in the dark hoping to catch the sun rising over a countryside covered in beautiful...

2023 Summer Solstice - From the top of Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4520

Summer Solstice

I cannot believe it is the summer solstice again.  Only one place to be – the top of Glastonbury Tor.  Apart from from Stonehenge but thats in neighbouring Wiltshire.  Maybe one day I will...

Glastonbury Tor before Dawn - From Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6578

Surprise Spring Mist

As we approached Easter we had a few days of clear blue skies.  The forecast for the following morning was very cold with a good chance of some springtime mist.  All this and a...

Flooding around Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID JB_4695

Starling Trail

The fields around Glastonbury Tor are covered in water pouring out of the Brue. I was hoping for a reflection of the Tor but the wind was too strong.  The rippled water destroying any...

Sunset over Glastonbury Tor - From above Dungeon Farm, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6720

Chasing a Sunset

At this time of year, when viewed from the Ridge Road between Wells and Shepton Mallet, the sun sets behind Glastonbury Tor. However, even with an app that tracks the angle of the sun,...

Glastonbury Tor in the Mist - From Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3476

December Mist

Judging from the hoar frost on Somerset’s Mendip Hills winter is on its way.  Sadly, I missed the best of the frost.  The ice crystals were already raining down from the trees.  So I...