Tagged: Deerleap

Skylarks at Deerleap - Mendip Hills, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4078

Skylarks at Deerleap

Skylarks are once again nesting on the Deerleap field on the Mendip Hills.  Please, please follow the signs to protect the birds. This year there was a special treat. In our spaces managed for...

Lynchcombe Sycamores in Snow - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3284

Snow on the Mendip Hills

Down in the valley there was no sign of snow, but looking out the bedroom window the hills were covered in the white stuff.  So time to jump in the car and and get...

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...

Glastonbury Tor in the Mist - From Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3476

December Mist

Judging from the hoar frost on Somerset’s Mendip Hills winter is on its way.  Sadly, I missed the best of the frost.  The ice crystals were already raining down from the trees.  So I...

Pollinator Sanctuary - Somerset Art Weeks, Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5124

Lynchcombe Steps

Before an update on the Lynchcombe nature reserve.  This autumn saw the return of Somerset Art Weeks with the theme of Sanctuary. Landing in the Deerleap picnic site was the Pollinator Sanctuary by lear artist...

Oilseed Rape - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2528

Yellow

It is that time of year when yellow is everywhere.  The Glastonbury Canal that flows through the middle of the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve is lined with bright yellow Oilseed Rape. It is...

Split Trees - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID BR58506

Deerleap Field

Deerleap is high up in the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  To some it refers to a pair of standing stones down the hill towards Ebbor Gorge.  To others it is the name of the...

Approaching Storm - Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4877

Storm Crows

Recently I have been popping up to Deerleap for an evening stroll.  Something I started during the lockdowns as my daily exercise from home. Today, I did not realise that a thunder storm was...

North Hill - Mendips, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1558

Let it Snow

  First Snow of Winter Christmas is never over, unless you want it to be.  And nothing keeps Christmas going better than some snow. I was waking the rest of the house up at...

Break in the weather - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4586H

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Catching up on another month of visits to the Lynchcombe nature reserve.  The site has fantastic views across Somerset, and June provided some clear evenings with glorious colours. At the top of the...