Tagged: Crook Peak

Sunrise from Compton Bishop - Somerset, UK. ID JB_0181H

Compton Bishop

The Somerset village of Compton Bishops sits nestled under Crook Peak and Wavering Down. I wanted to photograph the church and village in the long shadows of a winter morning.  So, before dawn I...

Sunrise at Bagley Fields - Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID BR55808P

Back to Bagley

We have been so lucky to get some beautiful September weather.  Trying to make the most of the opportunity I returned to the fields at Bagley to photograph them at dawn and then again...

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...

Snowdrops - Weare, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5199

Isle of Wedmore

Crook Peak Parish During my recent walks up Crook Peak the Isle of Wedmore has been sitting (as always) in the middle of the flat Somerset Levels.  The isle is not surrounded by sea...

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....

Dawn Mist - From Crook Peak, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2703

Crook Peak

Mist fills the Axe Valley looking towards Cheddar in Somerset. Half way up Crook Peak and it’s time to take some photographs. Many people have seen its peak as they drive passed on the...

Looking west to Crook Peak - Wavering Down, Somerset, UK. ID DSCN1860

Compton Bishop

Compton Bishop This village is tucked into a valley surrounded by Crook Peak and Wavering Down. Today we had a group walk starting at the car park at King’s Wood, around to Compton Bishop,...

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe is full of butterflies. Gatekeepers Gatekeepers (Pyronia tithonus) are a common  butterfly and a bit prettier than the meadow brown.  Today they occurred all over the reserve. The is a more typical perch of the...

Crooked Halo

Taken from near the top of Crook Peak in the Mendip Hills of Somerset in the UK.  The bright spring day with a slight covering of thin cloud created this refraction halo around the...