Category: Snowdrops

Snowdrops at the Church of St Nicholas - Henstridge, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1309

Snowdrops at Henstridge

I recently popped over to the church at Henstridge in South Somerset on the hunt for churchyard snowdrops.  I work nearby but shamefully this was the first time I had visited the church. It...

Parish Church - Church of St John, Milborne Port, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1540

Snowdrops at Milborne Port

I’m always on the look out for more snowdrop locations in Somerset.  While there are some fabulous wild locations, such as Mells and Wheddon Cross, the best way to search for new sites is...

Snowdrops at Holy Trinity Church - Shaftesbury, Dorset, UK. ID JB_1018

Shaftesbury Snowdrops

Today I went on an adventure over the border out of Somerset into the neighbouring county of Dorset. Shaftesbury Snowdrops Shaftesbury Snowdrops is a fanastic project to create a legacy from the Queen’s Diamond...

Snowdrops in the Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0379

Bishop’s Snowdrops

Each year I make a visit to the Bishop’s Palace in Wells.  This is a beautiful place to visit, and you can return all year on the same ticket.  What’s not to like!  They...

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8604

Blackford Snowdrops

Blackford is a common village name in Somerset, so I need to begin by saying that this post is about the Blackford in South Somerset which is not far from Sparkford. Snowdrops Snowdrops, like...

Donkey Field - Uphill, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_3044

Uphill Snowdrops

The Donkey Field in village of Uphill on the outskirts of Weston-super-Mare is the first place that snowdrops appear in Somerset – at least as far as I know.  This was confirmed by the...

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8774

Snowdrops of Camelot

We are approaching the arrival of snowdrops.  The earliest snowdrops are already here – such as those in the Donkey Field at Uphill.  But in this post I wanted to focus on the snowdrops...

Snowdrops - Church of St Mary Magdalene, Chewton Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4299

Chewton Mendip Snowdrops

Chewton Mendip Primroses and catkins in Chewton Mendip are welcoming the arrival of spring. Spring showers add a sparkle to the snowdrops. In the churchyard is a strip of snowdrops. The flowers nestle amongst...

Snowdrops - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3705

Priddy Snowdrops

Priddy This village sits high up in the Mendip Hills.  It has a church, shop, a pub and a central green and lots of social events.  So it is a really good village! The...

Snowdrops - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0161

Bishop’s Snowdrops

The Snowdrop Celebrations at the Bishop’s Palace have returned in Wells.  Covering five weekends starting at the end of January this is a chance to see carpets of snowdrops around the palace gardens. First...