Tagged: Somerset

Dandelions - Bagley, Somerset, UK. ID B011968

Dandelion Meadow

Every now and again you stubble on something truly special.  This time it was a field in Bagley, near Wedmore, in Somerset. I was on the look out for dandelions this spring when a...

Last Sun - Henton, Somerset, UK. ID 804_6428

Henton Flowers

Each year I visit the church in the village of Henton in Somerset to see the display of meadow flowers in the church yard, Outside the church celandines are everywhere. In the morning light...

Yarley Fields - Somerset, UK. ID B011679

Yarley Frost

Welcome to Yarley Fields on a cold spring morning. This Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve looks south over the Somerset Levels towards Glastonbury Tor. The reserve is covered in ant hills, between which the...

Glastonbury Train Station - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_2845

Cycling through a Pandemic

The lockdown rules only allowed you to go outside for exercise once a day.  So I decided cycling would be perfect as you can take a packed lunch and stay out all day. Cycling...

Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID K2A0845

Marvellous Magnolia

Bishops Palace A beautiful spot for a stroll.  I missed the snowdrops due to the pandemic but now we are allowed out I could not miss the daffodils. But it was the beautiful Magnolia...

Primroses - Theale, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9152

Theale Primroses

Theale The small Somerset village of Theale sits between Wells and Wedmore.  I’m not sure how to pronounce its name – I would like to go with ‘The ale’, but I assume thats unlikely....

Face in the Hedgerow - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_2755

Keep On Smiling

  Keep On Smiling It is amazing what turns up in a Somerset hedgerow during a pandemic. Walking around the back lanes of Wells I was being to feel I was being watched. Every...

Snow - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2920

Lynchcombe Snow

After the steep walk up the hill from my home the white landscape in the Mendip Hills looked beautiful. To begin with the weather was cloudy, but soon the low winter sun managed break...

Brambles - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8669

Ebbor Snow

Time for a local walk to get some lockdown exercise in the snow! Normally, I would take all my photography kit on a day like today.  But I would not feel comfortable doing that...

Glastonbury Tor - From above Wells, Mendip Hils, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8726

Somerset Mist

A frosty start to the morning.  Looking out my window the landscape was covered in mist.  Time for a walk high up onto the Mendip to check out the view. Beautiful white mist, and...