Tagged: Countryside

Oxeye Daisy - Theale, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9003

Oxeye Daises

To many countries the oxeye daisy is an invasive species that needs to be controlled.  But luckily for us, in the UK it is a native species that lives happily around our towns and...

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....

Primroses - Christ Church, Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5777

Henton Spring

Henton is a small village set in the Somerset countryside just a few miles west of the small City of Wells. Each spring I look forward to visiting the church to photograph the flowers....

Sunrise over the village green - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9089

Red & Blue Priddy Green

The village green at Priddy is wide and open.  The early morning sky was dark red, and the frost covered grass had turned a soft blue in the semi-darkness. It was a bitterly cold...

St Cuthberts Church - From Deerleap, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8468

Deerleap Sunrise

Dawn over the hills surrounding the small city of Wells in Somerset.  Taken from the steep hill of Deerleap on the edge of the Mendip Hills. This spot has fabulous wide open views across...

Sunrise at Pen Hill - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4041H

Pen Hill

Pen Hill is the Mendip Hills red light district.  The mast is nearly 300m tall and sits on the top of a 300m hill in Somerset.  It is surrounded by rough grazing and dry-stone...

Mist over The Levels - From Ditcheat, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7312

Ditcheat Mist

When I got up this morning my plan was to take photographs of the cowslips that surround the roundabout at Canard’s Grave in Shepton Mallet.  However, on the way I was lead astray but...

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...