Category: Priddy

Snowdrops - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1540

Roadside Snowdrops

We all have our favourite places to see snowdrops – a church, country estate or woodland valley.  However, it is possible to see snowdrops all over the place as you drive around the county....

Dry-stone Wall - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2925

Priddy Green in White

Having popped home to warm up I could not resist rushing straight back out to capture more of the snow on the Mendip Hills.  This time to visit the only village high up in...

Sunrise over the village green - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9089

Red & Blue Priddy Green

The village green at Priddy is wide and open.  The early morning sky was dark red, and the frost covered grass had turned a soft blue in the semi-darkness. It was a bitterly cold...

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...

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...

Beech Trees - Pelting Drove, Nr Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID BR59271P

Dawn at the Beech

Pelting Drove Pelting Drove leads on from Deerleap towards the Mendip village of Priddy in Somerset.  As you pass over top of the hill from Wells there is a clump of beech trees on...

Early Morning Mist - Priddy Mineries, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR59101

Blue, White & Gold

North of the small City of Wells in Somerset is an area of the Mendip Hills called Priddy Mineries.  It was once an industrial mining area for the Romans and then again for the...

Spring Picnic on the Village Green - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9581

Priddy in Yellow

This has been a yellow spring and early summer.  Dandelions everywhere followed by buttercups.  I’m not sure why they are so good this year, maybe it has been the lack of warm sunny days....

Queen Victoria at Christmas - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_0615H

The Gingerbread Inn

Queen Vic In the last few years the Queen Vic pub in the village of Priddy is transformed at Christmas into the amazing Gingerbread Inn. And Finally… Even the village green gets some Christmas lights.

Hurdles in Snow - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 825_5104

Priddy White

Mendip Snow Along Pelting Drove, the road to Priddy from Wells, is this fence.  Fences are rare here as the fields are divided by beautiful dry-stone walls.  But this fence is so long it...