Tagged: Glastonbury Tor

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...

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,...

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus) - Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR50048

Cooks Fields

The Cook’s Fields nature reserve overlooks the Somerset village of Westbury-sub-Mendip.  On a clear day you can see for miles across to Glastonbury Tor and the Somerset Levels. Today, after enjoying the views, I...

Buttercup Meadow - Rattling Bow, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID BR57501

Buttercups

The last couple of springs the Somerset Levels have been a sea of yellow buttercups. Barrow Hill, at Panborough, is one of my favourite hills.  This is all down to that tree growing out...

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...

Glastonbury Tor - From above Wells, Mendip Hils, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8726

Somerset Mist

A frosty start to the morning.  Looking out my window the landscape was covered in mist.  Time for a walk high up onto the Mendip to check out the view. Beautiful white mist, and...

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...

Christmas Tree - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_0921

Merry Christmas

A Strange Christmas This is not a normal Christmas.  I’m missing my son, my mum and the rest of the family.  Hopefully, things we get better next year.  I spent the early hours of...

Sunrise - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_0513H

Lynchcombe Steps

Winter Solstice I missed my usual trip to the top of Glastonbury Tor for the winter solstice this December.  Instead, this year I went to the top of Lynchcombe.  The sunrise was worth the...

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...