Category: Cowslips

Wells - From Yarley Hill, Nr Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7626

Yarley Hill

A few years ago I often visited to this ash tree up on the hill above the village of Yarley in Somerset.  Today, with a favourable weather forecast, I made a nostalgic trip to...

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...

Old Church of Saint Nicholas - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID BR55853

Orchids and Cowslips at UpHill

Six o’clock in the morning, time for for a quick walk to photograph the flowers growing around the Uphill nature reserves in North Somerset.  The sun had only just appeared above the horizon behind...

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...

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...

Bumble Bee on Bluebell, Ivythorn Hill

Ivythorn Hill

Ivythorn Hill near Street, in Somerset, is mostly visited by those using the local Youth Hostel or going to Collard Hill to find Large Blue Butterflies. But it is a wonderful strip of calcareous...

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Cannards Grave

The story goes that Cannards Grave in Shepton Mallet is haunted by the ghost of Tom Kennard. He was hanged on the nearby gibbet for being caught with stolen sheep.  Today the Cannards Grave roundabout is...