Tagged: Brent Knoll

Autumn Equinox - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR57352

Lynchcombe Gate

Autumn Equinox I normally head up Glastonbury Tor to welcome the equinox with lots of other people.  But this autumn I wanted a simpler evening and so I drove up to Lynchcombe on the...

Brent Knoll Sunset - From the base of Crook Peak, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_9985

Welcome to December

One Day in December The cold weather arrived with December.  I stopped on an early morning ride across the Somerset Level to photograph the frost in the fields. Dawn But my day started a...

Meadow Brown - St Michaels Church,Brent Knoll, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6924

Brent Knoll

A village and a hill I have been on some long cycle rides recently.  Today I had a ride to the sea side stopping off at the village of Brent Knoll on the way...

Break in the weather - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4586H

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Catching up on another month of visits to the Lynchcombe nature reserve.  The site has fantastic views across Somerset, and June provided some clear evenings with glorious colours. At the top of the...

Lynchcombe Lookout - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8225

Lynchcombe Lookout

The Lookout Outside the immediate area around your home and work there can be few places that you have visited hundreds of times.  For me the Lynchcombe lookout is one of those places. As...

Somerset Levels in the Mist - From Crook Peak, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2678

First Mist

My First Mist I’m not sure that this is the first blanket mist of the year – but it is to me. Recently I have been climbing (walking up) Crook Peak in the dark....

Brent Knoll Sunset - From Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_1029

Brent Knoll

Lynchcombe on the edge of the Mendip Hills has great views across the Somerset Levels.  In the far distance to the east is the hill of Brent Knoll on the Somerset coast.  On a...

First views of winter - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1920

Lynchcombe Steps

It feels as if winter has arrived at Lynchcombe this week.  The first of this season’s gales have blown away the autumn colour from the sycamores at the top of the reserve.  We avoided the snow...

Spring hail, Deerleap

Lynchcombe Storms

We are currently having the strangest weather in Somerset. Sun, rain, hail and even some snow every day.   I missed the opportunity to photograph a few storms (showers).  So I decided to go up...

Uphill in Spring

Uphill

Today I had a day trip to Uphill on the North Somerset coast.  Just south of the village is a large hill made from carboniferous limestone.  This supports  extensive species-rich calcareous grassland meadows.  Today these are full or...