Tagged: Buttercups

Glastonbury Tor in the morning mist

Queens Sedge Moor

I visited Queens Sedge Moor several times during to day to capture the changing colours and moods.  This moor lies between Wells and Glastonbury on the edge of the Somerset Levels in the UK....

The White and Green Flag of Uphill

Uphill Nature Reserve

Today I returned to Uphill nature reserve as I had heard that it was golden with buttercups. The weather was dull and grey but there sure was a lot of buttercups. This may help...

Godney Moor, Somerset

Spring Moors

A few more pictures of moors on the Somerset Levels. Photographed on my way home – cows and buttercups in spring.

Spring meadow at Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset


Westbury-sub-Mendip is a village on the south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills Wells and Cheddar.    This spring the fields above the village are covered in bright yellow buttercups.

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Pilton Hill

Driving home I saw a bright yellow field on the hill above North Wootton. I drove towards it hoping I could park somewhere close and find a footpath to the field. As it turned out the...



Today I went to the Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve of Whitefield for the first time.  Like Perry Mead and Babcary, I sometimes pass this reserve during my cycle back from work across South Somerset. Whitefield...

Perry Mead

Perry Mead

I first saw Perry Mead when cycling home from work.  This is a small grassland nature reserve owned by the Somerset Wildlife Trust.  It is set in the middle of the Somerset countryside.  It...

Sonny Acres

Sonny’s Acres

Sonny’s Acres are a group of small fields next to the village of Wookey in Somerset, England.  Today my plan was to stop here on my daily commute and photograph the spring flowers.  So I was up...

Uphill in Spring


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...