Tagged: Sunrise

Spring Equinox

It is spring equinox again. Time to head up to the top of Glastonbury Tor. The more observant, looking at the feature image for this post, will have realised that I took these pictures...

Bridges over Troubled Waters

Joining Westhay with Wedmore is a road called Blakeway.  It cuts across the flat ground of the Somerset Levels.  Apart from a couple of sharp bends near Sweets Tea Rooms this is a very...

Burrow Hill - Somerset, UK. ID JB_8479

Burrow Hill

There are several iconic hills in the Somerset Levels: Glastonbury Tor Nyland Tump Burrow Mump Burrow Hill Tor is probably from Welsh.  Lump.. tump.. mump are lovely English words.  Today it is the turn...

Deerleap Dawn

Deerleap This is the name of the narrow lane that runs up the southern face of the Mendip Hills from Wookey Hole.  This steep hill overlooks the valley of the River Axe and the...

Pollarded Willows at Dawn - Westhay Moor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6462

Willow Line

Pollarded Willows Before dawn and the sun glows from behind Glastonbury Tor. After a long cold wait the sun finally appears. At last some more warmth. And finally… A large flock of starlings from...

Pied Wagtail - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_8736

The Floods from Glastonbury Tor

I’m a bit jealous of all those people posting beautiful drone images on social media.  I would love to get a drone, but I find their noise really annoying. This is probably because they...

Flooding at Splotts Moor - Nr Glastonbury, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5917

Hart Lake

With all the recent flooding I visited Splotts Moor between Glastonbury and Wells in Somerset.   I pulled up near Hartlake Bridge, so to me the flooding could have restored the original Hart Lake....

Little Egrets and Cattle - Tealham Moor, Somerset Levels, UK. ID MG_2731

Tealham and Tadham Moors

Tealham Moor They say “Anyone can love the mountains, but I takes soul to love the prairie.”.  Or, as I say – Anyone can love the Mendips, but it takes wet feet to love...

North Drain from Jacks Drove Bridge - Tealham Moor, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9199

Back to Tealham Moor

I really enjoyed my previous visit to Tealham Moor. So I returned today early to catch the sunrise. There is a small bridge called, Jack’s Drove Bridge, over the North Drain.  It is a...