Tagged: Dawn

Somerset Mist - From Rookham, above Wells, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR54830

Somerset Mists

Autumn is the time of morning mists.  The Somerset Levels must be one of the best places in the UK to mist watch. The low morning sun brings out the texture of the grassland,...

Cow Parsley Seed Heads Silhouette - Queens Sedge Moor, Nr Glastonbury, Somerset, UK. ID BR54695

Early Morning Necklaces

Misty morning down on the Somerset Levels near Glastonbury. Across the moor the cobwebs caught the morning dew.  Creating early morning necklaces. Science Bit Pearly drops of water on these silken threads is something we...

Old Church of Saint Nicholas - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID BR55853

Orchids and Cowslips at UpHill

Six o’clock in the morning, time for for a quick walk to photograph the flowers growing around the Uphill nature reserves in North Somerset.  The sun had only just appeared above the horizon behind...

Yarley Fields - Somerset, UK. ID B011679

Yarley Frost

Welcome to Yarley Fields on a cold spring morning. This Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve looks south over the Somerset Levels towards Glastonbury Tor. The reserve is covered in ant hills, between which the...

St Cutherts - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2217

New Year’s Eve

No late parties this year.  So, a chance to get up early and watch dawn break on the last day of 2020 – a very cold morning. On Christmas morning we saw the Cathedral...

Mendip Night - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8525P

Lynchcombe Steps

Autumn at the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills.  With leaves turning gold, deep shadows, morning mists, and brightly coloured fungi in the fields – autumn is a perfect...

Axe Valley towards Brent Knoll - From Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7713P

Axe Valley Hills

I clear sky and a few clouds are the perfect mix for some autumn dawn colours, so I headed up the Mendip Hills in the hope of some long views across the Axe Valley....

Worm Moon - Dungeon Farm, Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8915

Worm Moon

Full Moons and Super Moons This month’s full moon is a supermoon.  The distance between the Moon and the Earth varies because the Moon’s orbit is not a circle.  If a full moon coincides...

Frost - Cross Plain, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3668

Cross Plain

Wavering Down Standing guard on the track to Wavering Down I was persuaded to stay and photograph Cross Plain instead. There was a lot of sheep this morning – not all with the same...

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....