Tagged: Sheep

Sheep on the hillside - Looking south from Gilling Down, Nr Street, Somerset, UK. ID BR52336

Combe Hill Woods

The Combe Hill Wood near Street in Somerset is easy to access, it has a big car park and lots of well managed foot paths.  Perfect for an easy Sunday afternoon stroll. The woods are...

Sheep Gate

Sheep are keeping the grass a bit shorter up on the Deerleap field.  On the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills this is a very popular spot for a stroll. Sheep everywhere. Over the...

Mint Leaf Beetle (Chrysolina menthastri) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID BR57085

Lynchcombe Spring

Could not resist another dandelion picture – its the year of the dandelion! Lynchcombe Lynchcombe sits on the steep south facing slopes of the Mendip Hills above Westbury-sub-Mendip.  I’m the volunteer warden for this...

Cheddar Gorge Evening - Mendip Hill, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0790

Cheddar Gorge

  Cheddar Gorge is probably Somerset’s most famous landmark.  A long way down at the bottom of the gorge are the steep horseshoe road bends.  To which there are some well loved old road...

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...

Sycamores at first light - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7621

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchet These terraces, called lynchetts, are the signs of ancient field workings.  According to the Wikipedia: The traditional theory on the formation of lynchets is that they may form naturally on the downslope of...

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...

Break in the weather - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4586H

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Catching up on another month of visits to the Lynchcombe nature reserve.  The site has fantastic views across Somerset, and June provided some clear evenings with glorious colours. At the top of the...

Spring Revisited

Spring time and we are still in lockdown.  So I wanted to revisit some of my spring pictures from around Somerset – starting with roe deer. This is the sort of view most of...