Tagged: Bluebells

Wild Garlic - Cheddar Wood, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2762

Callow Hill

Callow Hill sits on the southern side of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  I started a walk in Axbridge near Cheddar, and immediately climbed the steep hill up through the woods. This is not...

Flower Baskets - Montacute, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2609

Ladies Walk at Montacute

Montacute I have wanted to visit the Ladies Walk at Montacute for a while, but it never happened.  This year I finally got around to it! Ladies Walk Ladies Walk is a woodland trail...

Dove's-foot cranesbill (Geranium molle) - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1558

Lynchcombe Steps

It was time to spend some quality time on the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the edge of the Mendip Hills.  As a volunteer warden I was checking on the condition of the reserve for...

Fuller's Hay - Blagdon Combe, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0027

Fuller’s Hay

I do not normally travel this far north in Somerset, but I tumbled across a picture of Fuller’s Hay on the internet.  This is a wood with a strange name near the village of...

Bluebells at Park Wood - Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8061H

Spring Stroll

Over recent weeks the weather has been wet and surprisingly cold.  So when the forecast improved for a day the only thing to do was to attempt to visit all my favourite neighbourhood woods....

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...

Wattles Hill - Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6474

Wattles Hill

Cowslips on Wattles Hills in early April. Finding these flowers in beautiful low sunlight was the first hint that Wattles Hill was something special. Wattles Hill This unassuming low hill below the much higher...

Bluebells - Park Wood, Wells, Somerst, UK. ID JB_6991

Park Wood

It was time to revisit Park Wood on the edge of Wells in Somerset. Celandines In the damper parts of the wood there was a carpet of yellow celandines. Bluebells But is it the...

Mint Leaf Beetle (Chrysolina menthastri) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID BR57085

Lynchcombe Spring

Could not resist another dandelion picture – its the year of the dandelion! Lynchcombe Lynchcombe sits on the steep south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills above Westbury-sub-Mendip.  I’m the volunteer warden for this...

Fairy Land - Biddle Combe, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID BR56759

Biddle’s Fairy Land

The UK has half the world’s population of bluebells.  Today I wondered if it also has half the world’s population of fairies.  Their little doors can be found throughout the woods in Biddle Combe...