Tagged: Dawn

Dipper - River Teign, Drewsteignton, Devon, UK. ID IMG_4666

Manaton

A different post today as I ventured over the border from Somerset into Devon.  Staying in the village of Manaton on the edge of Dartmoor.  This was not to see this wonderful alpaca.  Instead...

Deerleap Dawn

Deerleap This is the name of the narrow lane that runs up the southern face of the Mendip Hills from Wookey Hole.  This steep hill overlooks the valley of the River Axe and the...

Pollarded Willows at Dawn - Westhay Moor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6462

Willow Line

Pollarded Willows Before dawn and the sun glows from behind Glastonbury Tor. After a long cold wait the sun finally appears. At last some more warmth. And finally… A large flock of starlings from...

Flooding at Splotts Moor - Nr Glastonbury, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5917

Hart Lake

With all the recent flooding I visited Splotts Moor between Glastonbury and Wells in Somerset.   I pulled up near Hartlake Bridge, so to me the flooding could have restored the original Hart Lake....

Starling Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_6651

Starling Trail

Winter Morning at Ham Wall The last weekend in November and another trip down to Ham Wall.   This time for a morning, a very cold morning. Winter telling us it had arrived with...

Aller Moor Drove - Nr Wedmore, Somerset Levels, UK. ID MG_4223

Tadham and Aller Moors

Today I walked over to Tadham and Aller Moors neighbours of Tealham Moor.  To be honest I’m not sure where one moor finishes and the other begins – so I’ve probably labelled some or...

Little Egrets and Cattle - Tealham Moor, Somerset Levels, UK. ID MG_2731

Tealham and Tadham Moors

Tealham Moor They say “Anyone can love the mountains, but I takes soul to love the prairie.”.  Or, as I say – Anyone can love the Mendips, but it takes wet feet to love...

North Drain from Jacks Drove Bridge - Tealham Moor, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9199

Back to Tealham Moor

I really enjoyed my previous visit to Tealham Moor. So I returned today early to catch the sunrise. There is a small bridge called, Jack’s Drove Bridge, over the North Drain.  It is a...

Dawn over Tealham Moor - Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_9047

Tealham Moor

I missed the autumn equinox over the weekend.  This was a shame but I had a reason, entering a cycle sportive with my son.  Nearly 50 miles around the Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels...

Sunrise through the mist - Nr Fenny Castle, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1904

Sunrise Through the Mist

This is one of my favourite finger posts.  It is so tall, not sure why as it stands in the flat lands of the Somerset Levels.  This morning the landscape was covered in mist....