Tagged: Golden

Beacon Hill Woods - Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID BR51849

Golden Beacon

Beacon Hill Woods Near Shepton Mallet in Somerset these woods are looked after by the Beacon Hill Society along with the Woodland Trust.  Obviously, they do a great job as it is a wonderful...

Oak Trees in the Mist - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID BR59786

Bishop’s Fields

Early autumn morning in the Bishop’s Fields, near Park Wood.  These fields at the City of Wells in Somerset are a popular dog walking spot.  But get up a bit earlier and you may...

Autumn Equinox - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR57352

Lynchcombe Gate

Autumn Equinox I normally head up Glastonbury Tor to welcome the equinox with lots of other people.  But this autumn I wanted a simpler evening and so I drove up to Lynchcombe on the...

Curly Dock (Rumex crispus) - Mudgley, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID BR52900

Back to Bagley

Its starting to look distinctly like autumn at the Badley field near Wedmore in Somerset.  Long shadows run across the ground early in the morning in August.  Lower in the valley of the River...

Old Church of Saint Nicholas - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID BR55853

Orchids and Cowslips at UpHill

Six o’clock in the morning, time for for a quick walk to photograph the flowers growing around the Uphill nature reserves in North Somerset.  The sun had only just appeared above the horizon behind...

Lynchcombe Sunrise - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1706H

Lynchcombe Sunrise

Another Sunrise I pitched up in a corner of Cook’s Fields, next to the Lynchcombe sycamore trees, and overlooking the Deerleap field.  The steep southern edge of the Mendip Hills actually faces south west....

Batcombe Hollow - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1068H

Batcombe Hollow

Batcombe Hollow The hollow is on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  From this steep sided valley are wide open views reaching across the Somerset Levels. At the top of the...

Wells Evening - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4309

Wells Evening

As the winter heat wave continues I headed up to Wells to capture the sunset behind its churches and cathedral. Wells  Up Knapp Hill on the edge of the Mendips is this view across...

Glastonbury Tor and Axe Valley - From Deerleap, Wells, Somerset, UK. iD 825_0679

Axe Valley Sunset

Axe Valley The Axe Valley is part of the Somerset Levels.  North of the Isle of Wedmore it feels separated from the flat moors to the south.  The Brue once travelled north to join...

Autumn in Stockhill Wood - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5380

Stockhill Wood

Autumn colour can be short lived.  Often the golden leaves are blown away by the first storm.  Tomorrow storm Ophelia, the biggest storm for decades to reach the British Isles will pass just to the west of Somerset....