Tagged: South Somerset

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8774

Snowdrops of Camelot

We are approaching the arrival of snowdrops.  The earliest snowdrops are already here – such as those in the Donkey Field at Uphill.  But in this post I wanted to focus on the snowdrops...

Walton Heath - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9026

Starling Trail

It has been an amazing start to the starling season at RSPB Ham Wall on the Somerset Levels.  Not only have the number of birds easily reached half a million. They have been roosting...

Snowdrops - Church of St Michael, Blackford, Soith Somerset, UK. ID JB_6725

Blackford Snowdrops

Snowdrops may mark the start of the end of winter, and perhaps that’s is way we love them.  They can be found in the open countryside and woods across Somerset. However, my favourite locations...

North Cheriton

North Cheriton is a little village in south Somerset.  The word cheriton means a village with a church.  So it is no surprise that the church has a prominent position at the top of...

Daffodils - Pen Selwood, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8497

Pen Selwood Daffodils

Pen Selwood I was drawn to this village when browsing through the Discover South Somerset website.  It was their article on the Moldram’s Ground nature reserve that caught my eye.  I knew it was...

Snowdrops - Shepton Montague, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7401

Shepton Montague

Shepton Montague This is a tiny village of only a couple of hundred people set deep in the countryside of South Somerset.  Many thanks to the farmer who kindly let me scramble up his...

Snowdrops - Church of St Nicholas, Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5933

Raindrops and Snowdrops

Church of St Nicholas With perhaps one of the best locations in Somerset, high on a hill with open views across the countryside – perfect for sitting on the bench and watching the dawn....

Snowdrops - St Michaels Church, Blackford, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1836

Blackford Snowdrops

St Michael’s Church Definitely my favourite churchyard for snowdrops.  Each year St Michael’s church in Blackford in South Somerset puts on a wonderful display.  The snowdrops have been grown in a perfect location to...

Church of St Dunstan - Baltonsborough, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0806

South Somerset Churches

With the sun out it was a great day for a cycle trip around some of the villages of South Somerset. Baltonsborough I arrived in Baltonsborough just as the hay was being cut in...

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas) - Perry Mead, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9704

Perry Mead

Perry Mead Perry Mead is a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve in South Somerset.  Its a small but beautiful patch of grassland along the banks of the River Cary. To me there is a...