Tagged: Oak

Floods on Splotts Moor - Nr Glastonbury, Somerset, UK. ID BR50956

Splotts Moor

Early morning flood adventures in the shadow of Glastonbury Tor. Splotts Moor When I visited the flood waters on Westbury Moor I also saw a lot of flooding around Splotts Moor.  So this morning...

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...

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...

Withypool - Exmoor, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8542

Withypool

Withypool Lets start with the petrol station at Withypool! It is a big tourist draw in the village.   Many people have their photographs taken with these old fashioned Shell pumps. The village sits...

Oak - South Brewham, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_3573P

South Brewham

The parish of Brewham in South Somerset contains some lovely villages as well as some steep hills. The Church South Brewham church sits tucked away on Charcroft Hill. It seems there has been a church...

The 700 year old oak - Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1970

The 700 Year Old Oak

Recently I photographed the old oak tree at South Brewham.  I did not know it at the time but just down the road in Charlton Musgrove is a magnificent 700 year old oak tree....

Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria) - Langford Heathfield, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1476

Langford Heathfield

A visit to the Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve of Langford Heathfield near Wellington in Somerset. Langford Heathfield This is a large reserve that has survived because it is common land protected from development...

Buff-tip (Phalera bucephala) Catapillars - Ambleside, Cumbria, UK. ID IMG_7046

Buff-Tip Caterpillars

A trip away from Somerset to go walking and cycling in the Lake District.  Lots of mountains to climb and occasional breaks in the cloud.  The big surprise for me was when I discovered...

The swan Family go for a swim - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 823_8181

Ham Wall in Autumn

Just before we jump into the cold of winter I have put together some of my recent pictures taken around Loxton Marsh that do not have starlings in them. The main railway line track cuts down the...

Oak and Tower - South Brewham, Somerset, UK. ID 823_5102

Kings Alfreds Tower

Mistakenly, I thought Kings Alfred’s Tower was in Wiltshire.  I was so wrong, its just inside Somerset.  To celebrate its new found status I decided to re-visit the tower today. Earlier I had watched the...