Tagged: Spring

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...

Emperor Dragonfly (Anax imperator) - Bagley, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID BR57678

Back to Bagley

I came across beautiful field in Bagley while out on by bicycle looking for dandelions earlier in the year.  Cycling is a great way to see the landscape, you are high enough to peer...

Buttercup Meadow - Rattling Bow, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID BR57501

Buttercups

The last couple of springs the Somerset Levels have been a sea of yellow buttercups. Barrow Hill, at Panborough, is one of my favourite hills.  This is all down to that tree growing out...

Old Church of Saint Nicholas - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID BR55853

Orchids and Cowslips at UpHill

Six o’clock in the morning, time for for a quick walk to photograph the flowers growing around the Uphill nature reserves in North Somerset.  The sun had only just appeared above the horizon behind...

Garden End Farm - Theale, Somerset, UK. ID BR54475

Axe Valley Buttercups

On a clear morning, at this time of year, the valley fills with mist. Gradually the mist burns away. As bright blue skies appear over the small hills that spring up across the valley....

Dandelions Fields - Nr Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR55676

Mendip Dandelions

Dandelions I was asked for information on where to find the best dandelions flowers in the area.  For me there was one clear favourite.  Up the Mendip Hills around Priddy are fields covered in...

Park Wood Morning - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID BR52284

First Light at Park Wood

First light is the best time of day, it is just a shame it comes so early at this time of year.  It is worth getting up early to catch the low morning light...

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...

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...

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...