Category: Shepton Mallet

Cowslips - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6969

Cowslip Road

Shepton Mallet is often overshadowed by its more well known neighbours of Glastonbury and Wells.  But earlier in the year it put on another fabulous display of snowdrops, and now it is the time...

Cowslips - Cannards Grave, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7414

Shepton’s Cowslips

I finally made it to Cannards Grave roundabout in Shepton Mallet.  This town in the middle of Somerset in the UK has a roundabout that is famous for its concrete sheep. However, this roundabout...

Christmas Star - Whitstone Hill Farm, Shepton Mallet, UK. ID JB_8172

Christmas Stars

It is Boxing Day and what better in a tiny gap in the wet weather we have had recently than to visit a couple of stars I have not seen since the start of...

Dandelion Panorama - Dearleap, Somerset, UK. ID dandelion_field. [Blended panorama from 7 separate images]

Dandelions and Cowslips

Dandelions and Cowslips It is that time of year when the fields turn yellow with dandelions and a handful of cowslips. Some of the best places are the verges and roundabouts of Shepton Mallet....

Ridge Road Sunrise - Ridge Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8564H

Shepton Sunrise

On my journey to work I pass the same locations each day.  I keep a note of views that may come good in the right weather, season or time of day.  The best may...

Cowslip Verge - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9151

Cowslips in the Headlights

First, apologies for the long gap since my last post.  I have a backlog of comments to look at, which is really bad – sorry.   In the meantime at the start of the...

Whitsone Hill Farm - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 823_0264

Whitstone Hill

I photographed Whitstone Hill many times as I pass it twice a day most days. It provides a backdrop to some beautiful skies. Summer Fields The wheat fields are looking golden in the summer...

Oxeye Daisies - Anchor Hill, Wincanton, Somerset, UK. ID 822_0165

Whitstone Corner

I have been on the look out for fields of Oxeye Daises around Somerset.  So far this has not been successful instead I found a couple of truly magical roundabouts. Despite being very busy with traffic...

Cowslips - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_6109

Cannards Grave

Jeff Body’s sheep that graze Cannards Grave roundabout at Shepton Mallet are rightly famous.  But in a roundabout way, it’s becoming just as famous for its spring flowers. The Flowers The roundabout was covered in snowdrops early...

Sky on Fire - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1296

Sunrise Drive

We are all drawn to a beautiful sunrise when the sky is flooded in a stunning reds, oranges or pinks and purples. Driving through Shepton Mallet on the way to work the sky started to...