Category: Sunset

Sheep Gate

Sheep are keeping the grass a bit shorter up on the Deerleap field.  On the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills this is a very popular spot for a stroll. Sheep everywhere. Over the...

Summer Sunset - Bagley, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_3727

Back to Bagley

Return to my favourite field to capture the sunset in mid-summer.  First, as you can see, I had fun doing long overhead panoramas. The field was covered in flying bugs. But these were easy...

Deerleap Sunset

Up the hill from the deer leap standing stones is a car park and picnic site.  Famous as a location used in the Hot Fuzz film and with panoramic views across Somerset this one...

Lynchcombe Lookout - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8225

Lynchcombe Lookout

The Lookout Outside the immediate area around your home and work there can be few places that you have visited hundreds of times.  For me the Lynchcombe lookout is one of those places. As...

Parrock Hill and The Beacon - Corton Denham, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4086

Parrock Hill and The Beacon

Corton Denham is a small village tucked away within an amazing hills.  I went there to photograph snowdrops, but they were not yet open so I went for a walk around Cadbury Castle (Camelot...

Autumn Equinox at Glastonbury Tor

Autumn Equinox

This year in the UK the autumn equinox was on the 23rd September.  The time when the sun rises due east and sets due west.  The earth is not leaning towards or away from...

Glastonbury Tor and Axe Valley - From Deerleap, Wells, Somerset, UK. iD 825_0679

Axe Valley Sunset

Axe Valley The Axe Valley is part of the Somerset Levels.  North of the Isle of Wedmore it feels separated from the flat moors to the south.  The Brue once travelled north to join...

Stowell - Somerset, UK. ID 824_8247

Stowell

Taken from the bench at the view spot on the hill over looking the small village of Stowell in South Somerset.  Recently, the hedge has been cut back opening up this view. Stowell Its evening...

Red Sunset - Nr Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID 824_6100

Ridge Road Red

Ridge Road A local route known as the Ridge Road is a series of country roads that join Wells and Shepton Mallet in Somerset.  It is a rural rat run used by commuters to avoid...

Sunrise - From Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 824_1250

Glastonbury Sunrise

Before sunrise the lights shine across the Somerset Levels.  The weather forecast was for a clear morning.  Instead we got cloud.  Luckily there was a gap on the horizon that would let the dawn...