Tagged: Somerset

Flooding around Glastonbury Tor - Somerset, UK. ID JB_4695

Starling Trail

The fields around Glastonbury Tor are covered in water pouring out of the Brue. I was hoping for a reflection of the Tor but the wind was too strong.  The rippled water destroying any...

Sunset over Glastonbury Tor - From above Dungeon Farm, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6720

Chasing a Sunset

At this time of year, when viewed from the Ridge Road between Wells and Shepton Mallet, the sun sets behind Glastonbury Tor. However, even with an app that tracks the angle of the sun,...

Sunrise over Godney Moor - Godney, Somerset, UK. JB_3983

Godney Floods

Floods all around in Somerset at the moment, Godney Moor is no exception. Godney Moor I headed down to the small village of Godney to watch the sunrise over the sea towards Glastonbury Tor....

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5503

Somerset Year 2022

As is often the case my photograph year started with a sunrise at RSPB Ham Wall. Ham Wall Visits to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starling murmurations tops and tails each year.  This...

Sunset at the Beacon - Uphill, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6911

Sunset at Uphill

A group of seagulls flies back from WWT Steart Marshes passed the old windmill at Uphill in North Somerset. After the sun disappeared behind the Quantock Hills a pink glow builds over Brent Knoll....

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6034

Starling Trail

Today Shapwick Heath turned into a frosty winter land. Perfect day for a very cold bike ride. The frost was only hanging around in the shade, creating a wonderful contrast with the warm evening...

Mendip Hospital Chapel - South Horrington, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4272H

South Horrington Chapel

Before sunrise I was standing in a very cold field above the chapel of the former Mendip Hospital just outside the tiny Somerset city of Wells. The hospital generates it own mist. The steeple...

Sunrise at Pen Hill - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4041H

Pen Hill

Pen Hill is the Mendip Hills red light district.  The mast is nearly 300m tall and sits on the top of a 300m hill in Somerset.  It is surrounded by rough grazing and dry-stone...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2407

Starling Trail

Not every day brings the best weather for starling watching.  At RSPB Ham Wall it was dark and a bit dull.  Only directly overhead could you find a patch of blue sky.  Chance to...

Lynchcombe - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5724H

Lynchcombe Steps

It has been a quiet time up on the Lynchcombe nature reserve in the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  We have a lot of showers recently.  The upside of which has been some wonderful rainbows....