Category: Sunrise

Beach trees and the cloud - Cooks Fields, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8567

Trees and Sky

At the top of Cook’s Fields in the Mendip Hills is a clump of beach trees.  The land is a Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve, and the trees are a local landmark.   From this...

Roof Tiles - Church of St John the Baptist, Horsington, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3689

Horsington

Horsington The village is famous for the dip in the busy A357.  But it has more than that including a village pond, a pub, village hall and a church.  Today set off in search...

Wavering Down

Recently the mists of the Somerset Levels have been breaking like waves against the southern ridge of Mendip Hills.  So I headed up Wavering Down in the hope of some more. Wavering Down At...

Dawn Mist - From Crook Peak, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2703

Crook Peak

Mist fills the Axe Valley looking towards Cheddar in Somerset. Half way up Crook Peak and it’s time to take some photographs. Many people have seen its peak as they drive passed on the...

Sunrise from Lamyat Beacon - Bruton, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1224

Lamyatt Beacon

Lamyatt Beacon is at the site of a Celtic temple high on one of the tops of Creech Hill.  This is the highest spot for miles and has commanding views of the countryside. This morning a deep...

Dawn at Ditcheat Folly - Ditcheat Hill, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0076

Dawn on Folly Hill

Looking a bit like the relic of an ancient Thunder Bird this brick folly sits on top of Ditcheat Hill (143m) looking out over the Somerset Levels.  I like this brick folly.  Access is open...

Cemetery Chapel - North Cheriton, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9632

Chasing the Sunrise

After a beautiful evening at the top of Glastonbury Tor watching the sunset on the autumn equinox I was keen to capture a sunrise the next day.  This week’s weather forecast was perfect for...

Sunrise over the Somerset Sea - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8977

Glastonbury Tor Sunrise

With the autumn equinox approaching it was time to re-visit the top of Glastonbury Tor.  It has been a while and I missed a lot of opportunities this summer.  So I wanted to welcome...

Ridge Road Sunrise - Ridge Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8564H

Shepton Sunrise

On my journey to work I pass the same locations each day.  I keep a note of views that may come good in the right weather, season or time of day.  The best may...

Sheep - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7944

Church Flock

Bratton Seymour near Castle Cary in Somerset sits on Bratton Hill with long views to the east.  This outlook has made it a favourite of mine during the spring equinox.  Today I was a...