Category: Axe Valley

Hawthorn and Mist - From Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1763

Mendip Mist

We know autumn brings golden colours, but don’t forget it also brings us the soft white colours of mist.  To make the most of the mist you can either drop down into the valley...

View from Broadway Hill - Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7522P

Off Broadway

Broadway Hill over looks the village of Westbury-sub-Mendip in Somerset.  It is itself overlooked by the Mendip Hills.  Being a bit lower it is a great vantage point for watching the mist over the...

Somerset Mist - From Rookham, above Wells, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR54830

Somerset Mists

Autumn is the time of morning mists.  The Somerset Levels must be one of the best places in the UK to mist watch. The low morning sun brings out the texture of the grassland,...

Garden End Farm - Theale, Somerset, UK. ID BR54475

Axe Valley Buttercups

On a clear morning, at this time of year, the valley fills with mist. Gradually the mist burns away. As bright blue skies appear over the small hills that spring up across the valley....

Axe Valley towards Brent Knoll - From Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7713P

Axe Valley Hills

I clear sky and a few clouds are the perfect mix for some autumn dawn colours, so I headed up the Mendip Hills in the hope of some long views across the Axe Valley....

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...

Across the Axe Valley

Knowle Hill

I’ve returned to the Yarley Tree.  Knowle Hill in the Axe Valley gradually appeared through the mist.