Category: Sunrise

Mendip Hospital Chapel - South Horrington, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4272H

South Horrington Chapel

Before sunrise I was standing in a very cold field above the chapel of the former Mendip Hospital just outside the tiny Somerset city of Wells. The hospital generates it own mist. The steeple...

Sunrise at Pen Hill - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4041H

Pen Hill

Pen Hill is the Mendip Hills red light district.  The mast is nearly 300m tall and sits on the top of a 300m hill in Somerset.  It is surrounded by rough grazing and dry-stone...

Uphill Beacon - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID JB_4224

Uphill Beacon

Next to the village of Uphill in North Somerset there is a hill you can go up. Surprisingly, it seems the village is not named after the hill.  Anyway, the hill is a beautiful...

Waltons Heath at Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_1153

Walton Heath

Walton Heath (named after the local village) is part of RSPB Ham Wall.  Its not your typical heath of gorse and heather, but reeds and open water. Sunrise We have not seen much sun...

Lynchcombe Sunrise - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7322

Red Dawn at Lynchcombe

Its Christmas morning and it’s cloudy. These pictures were taken a couple of days ago. I hope you like them, Jeff. Happy Christmas Early in the morning a beautiful deep red sky above the...

Cooks Fields - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7265

Solstice at Howling Gate

Howling Gate is my name for gateway on Cook’s Field.  This is a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve high up in the Mendip Hills.  To appreciate its name you need to stand next to...

Priddy Tree - Priddy Mineries, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR53249

The Lonesome Pine

This lonesome pine stands in the pale moonshine in the middle of the Mendips Hills in Somerset.  Known (by some) as the Priddy Tree it grows out of the top of a tumulus overlooking...

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...