Tagged: Church

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8774

Snowdrops of Camelot

We are approaching the arrival of snowdrops.  The earliest snowdrops are already here – such as those in the Donkey Field at Uphill.  But in this post I wanted to focus on the snowdrops...

Starling Murmuration - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2891

Starling Trail

I was recently driving passed Wells on the bypass near Morrisons when a large flock of starlings flew overhead.  They were on their way to the roost at RSPB Ham Walls. I have seen...

Mendip Hospital Chapel - South Horrington, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4272H

South Horrington Chapel

Before sunrise I was standing in a very cold field above the chapel of the former Mendip Hospital just outside the tiny Somerset city of Wells. The hospital generates it own mist. The steeple...

Speckled Wood - St Andrews, Curry Rivel, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3772

Curry Rivel

Following a brief visit to RSPB Swell Wood nature reserve I could not resist checking out the church in the village of Curry Rivel.  I discovered that it was looked amazing at the this...

Magnolia - St Edwards, Chilton Polden, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9578

Chilton Polden

Primroses in the churchyard of St Edwards in the village of Chilton Polden Chilton Polden The village of Chilton Polden sits on the Polden Ridge in Somerset.  Its location is at the precise geographical...

Daffodils - St Cuthberts Church, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1741

St Cuthbert’s Daffodils

Continuing my trips to Wells in Somerset, a visit to the church that became famous in Hot Fuzz.  In the film, during a church fete one of the spires at the top of the...

War Memorial - Butleigh Cross, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2010H

Butleigh Cross

Number 36 on the Ann Heeley Hertitage Trail is the Butleigh Cross War Memorial.  Butleigh is a small village just south of Glastonbury in Somerset. As the First World War ended, it was decided...

Primroses - Christ Church, Theale, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7549

Cold Snap

In the middle of a springtime we are hit by a cold snap and the early morning temperature drop back down below zero.  I love these cold mornings, lots of mist and frost.  Two...

Primroses - Christ Church, Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6810

Henton Churchyard

Many churches are allowing a corner of their churchyards go wild.  Wilder churches are leaving a small patch for nature.  Henton is a small village in Somerset, and it has been giving nature a...

Daffodils - St Peters Church, Catcott, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5258

Catcott

Catcott This was a flying visit to the small Somerset village of Catcott.  In sits on the Polden ridge that cuts the Somerset Levels in two.  The main road follows the top of the...