Tagged: Autumn

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...

North Drain from Jacks Drove Bridge - Tealham Moor, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9199

Back to Tealham Moor

I really enjoyed my previous visit to Tealham Moor. So I returned today early to catch the sunrise. There is a small bridge called, Jack’s Drove Bridge, over the North Drain.  It is a...

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7464

Lynchcombe Steps

I have been out of the country for a few weeks and have come back to rubbish weather and lots and lots of blackberries. Blackberries cover every bramble bush on the Lynchcombe nature reserve...

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5503

Somerset Year 2022

As is often the case my photograph year started with a sunrise at RSPB Ham Wall. Ham Wall Visits to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starling murmurations tops and tails each year.  This...

Beacon Hill Wood - Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5610

Beacon Hill in Autumn

Autumn is sometimes very short, this year seems to have taken that to new levels.  Perhaps I was too distracted chasing starlings around Somerset? Beacon Hill Wood is one of my favourites and being...

Smitham Chimney - East Harptree Wood, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7138H

East Harptree Woods

East Harptree Wood This wood is a small woodland situated on the northern edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  It is mainly conifers but in the wood’s centre there are some more interesting...

Dawn at Autumn Equinox - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3586

Autumn Equinox

This year I decided to re-interpret the date of equinox.  Officially, the precise moment of the equinox at Glastonbury is Friday, 23 September 2022, 02:03 BST.   Obviously, if it occurs in the middle of...

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus) - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7311

Lynchcombe Steps

Late summer brings a different atmosphere to the Mendip Hills and the Lynchcombe nature reserve owned by the Somerset Wildlife Trust. Sheep graze the neighbouring nature reserve of Cooks Fields that overlook the sycamore...

Stockhill Woods - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR52781

Hidden Gold

Stockhill Woods These woods are Forestry Commission and in the most part they are a uniform plantation of conifers.  Added to that this was a dull overcast day, although the light was soft with...

Sheep on the hillside - Looking south from Gilling Down, Nr Street, Somerset, UK. ID BR52336

Combe Hill Woods

The Combe Hill Wood near Street in Somerset is easy to access, it has a big car park and lots of well managed foot paths.  Perfect for an easy Sunday afternoon stroll. The woods are...