Tagged: Glastonbury Tor

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...

Glastonbury Tor at Sunrise - Somerset, UK. ID 824_4199

Crossing the Equinox with Venus

Autumn is the time of year when Venus, the morning star, is at its highest point in the sky. A clear morning at the top of Glastonbury Tor was the perfect location to see...

Sheep - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5284

Lynchcombe Steps

Sheep and Butterflies It’s July, the sun is out and Lynchcombe is covered in sheep and butterflies.  Also, horse flies and ticks so take care! Most of the sheep were under the trees taking...

Deerleap Standing Stones - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3874

Summer mist at Deerleap

If you follow the road out of Wells to Wookey Hole and up the hill to Ebbor Gorge to the car park, then it is only a short walk to the deer leap standing...

Butleigh Moor - Nr Street, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3382

Spring on the Levels

During the lockdown we were allowed out each day for some exercise.  So to get fit I went for lots of cycle rides around the Somerset Levels.  The moors and levels were looking beautiful...

Hawthorm in Bloom - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1581

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Nature Reserve During spring the volunteering activities organised by the Somerset Wildlife Trust closed down as the country tackled the pandemic.  Then in May things started to very slowly return to normal.  Now...