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Sheep on the hillside - Looking south from Gilling Down, Nr Street, Somerset, UK. ID BR52336

Combe Hill Woods

The Combe Hill Wood near Street in Somerset is easy to access, it has a big car park and lots of well managed foot paths.  Perfect for an easy Sunday afternoon stroll. The woods are...

Bench with a view - Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID BR59320

Bench with a View

I do like a bench with a view.  This one is on top of Broadway Hill over looking Westbury-sub-Mendip. As its names implies this village is nestled beneath the Mendip Hills of Somerset. The...

Brambles - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8669

Ebbor Snow

Time for a local walk to get some lockdown exercise in the snow! Normally, I would take all my photography kit on a day like today.  But I would not feel comfortable doing that...

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...

Strawberry Line

Between the flat levels and the steep sides of the Mendip Hills are a line of strawberry farms. Sheltered from the wind on the sunny southern slopes of the Mendips around Cheddar a railway...

Burtle Loop

Burtle Loop This straight stretch of road is part of Strava‘s Burtle Loop.  I’ve cycled it so many time that I’m currently the their Local Legend for this Loop.  The tag of Local Legend...

Daffodils - Pen Selwood, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8497

Pen Selwood Daffodils

Pen Selwood I was drawn to this village when browsing through the Discover South Somerset website.  It was their article on the Moldram’s Ground nature reserve that caught my eye.  I knew it was...

Red Post - Corton Denham, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4346

Red Post

In 1896 the parish of Poyntington was transferred from Somerset to Dorset.  This was a shame for Somerset so I will pretend it never happened and by doing so it must still in Somerset....

Meadow cranes-bill (Geranium pratense) - Ridge Road, Croscombe, Somerset, UK.

Meadow cranes-bill

This is a patch of Meadow cranes-bill (Geranium pratense) on the corner of the Ridge Road and Old Wells Road above the village of Croscombe in Somerset. This beautiful flower is very common along the local...

Upside down

Ditcheat

I do not know Ditcheat very well and this was the first time I had explored the area.  The village is at the base of Pennard Hill from which there are beautiful views in all...