Tagged: Farmland

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...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2407

Starling Trail

Not every day brings the best weather for starling watching.  At RSPB Ham Wall it was dark and a bit dull.  Only directly overhead could you find a patch of blue sky.  Chance to...

Wild Garlic - Round Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1705

Milton Hill

I recently made a few visits to Wattles Hill near Wookey Hole in Somerset.  Around that hill are several woods, but I had no idea what the names of those woods were, or even...

Wattles Hill - Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6474

Wattles Hill

Cowslips on Wattles Hills in early April. Finding these flowers in beautiful low sunlight was the first hint that Wattles Hill was something special. Wattles Hill This unassuming low hill below the much higher...

Sunrise from Middledown - Mendip Hills, Nr Cheddar, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0592H

Cold mornings at Middledown

With the forecast for some cold mornings.  If it was going to be cold it may as well be very cold, to I headed out high up on the Mendip plateau. On my first...

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...

Farmland Murmuration - Polsham, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0241

Starling Trail

My starling trail posts are normally from Somerset’s Avalon Marshes.  This one is different, it is about what those huge flocks get up to during the day when they are not at their roost...

Sunset - From St Leonards Church, Rodney Stoke, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6638H

Rodney Stoke

Rodney Stoke Rodney Stoke is a small village nestled below the Mendip Hills in Somerset. It has a beautiful old church that looks out across the open countryside of the Somerset Levels. Following the...