Tagged: Sheep

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...

Frost - Cross Plain, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3668

Cross Plain

Wavering Down Standing guard on the track to Wavering Down I was persuaded to stay and photograph Cross Plain instead. There was a lot of sheep this morning – not all with the same...

Lynchcombe Sycamores - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3358H

Mendip Sunset

Perfect Sunset I looked out my window, saw the clear blue sky, and immediately thought there could be good sunsets this evening.  I quickly packed my camera and tripod and dashed up the Mendip...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_6788

Starling Trail

Recently the Tor View hide (above) has been a great spot from which to watch the starlings arrive at RSPB Ham Wall for their evening roost.  However, the birds had been moving to the...