Tagged: Mendip

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2239

Wood Anemones

It must be true that the sight of spring flowers bring joy to everyone.  Well not everywhere has seasons like we have in the UK.  So it is probably not true for everyone.  But...

Spring Equinox

It is spring equinox again. Time to head up to the top of Glastonbury Tor. The more observant, looking at the feature image for this post, will have realised that I took these pictures...

Daffodils - St Peters Church, Draycott, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4877

St Peter’s Daffodils

A couple of years ago I cycled passed St Peter’s Church in Draycott.  It was on a route our group of cyclists call ‘The Edge of Mendip’.  The Mendip Hills form a high plateau...

Lynchcombe Sycamores in Snow - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3284

Snow on the Mendip Hills

Down in the valley there was no sign of snow, but looking out the bedroom window the hills were covered in the white stuff.  So time to jump in the car and and get...

Bluebells - Park Wood, Wells, Somerst, UK. ID JB_6991

Park Wood

It was time to revisit Park Wood on the edge of Wells in Somerset. Celandines In the damper parts of the wood there was a carpet of yellow celandines. Bluebells But is it the...

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...

Approaching Storm - Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4877

Storm Crows

Recently I have been popping up to Deerleap for an evening stroll.  Something I started during the lockdowns as my daily exercise from home. Today, I did not realise that a thunder storm was...

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...

Worm Moon - Dungeon Farm, Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8915

Worm Moon

Full Moons and Super Moons This month’s full moon is a supermoon.  The distance between the Moon and the Earth varies because the Moon’s orbit is not a circle.  If a full moon coincides...