Tagged: SWT

Marbled White (Melanargia galathea) - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1901

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Catching-up on the start of summer on the Lynchcombe nature reserve.  Sitting on the sides of the Mendip Hills in Somerset this is a wonderful spot to get away from it all. Bracken...

Sunrise from Middledown - Mendip Hills, Nr Cheddar, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0592H

Cold mornings at Middledown

With the forecast for some cold mornings.  If it was going to be cold it may as well be very cold, to I headed out high up on the Mendip plateau. On my first...

Sunset from Lynchcombe - Mendip Hills, Nr Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8757H

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Winter Winter on this grassland nature reserve high up on the Mendip Hills can sometimes look like this.  Back in 2019, just before the pandemic, it was hard to stand during this blizzard....

Priddy Mineries - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5844

Priddy Mineries

Priddy Mineries This small patch of the Mendip Hills has an ancient history of mining.  It then became a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve – but no longer.  Despite this it is still a...

Lynchcombe Sunrise - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7322

Red Dawn at Lynchcombe

Its Christmas morning and it’s cloudy. These pictures were taken a couple of days ago. I hope you like them, Jeff. Happy Christmas Early in the morning a beautiful deep red sky above the...

Lynchcombe Panorama - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR58612

Lynchcombe Steps

Things can be very quiet at Lynchcombe in Somerset.  Lynchcombe is a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve on the sunny southern slopes on the Mendip Hills. Situated down the hill from the Deerleap field...

Beach Trees - Draycott Sleights, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR55227

Draycott Sleights

It was really cold standing at the top of the cliffs on Draycott Sleights during a winter’s morning.  This is a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve best known for its panoramic views and its...

Early Morning Mist - Priddy Mineries, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR59101

Blue, White & Gold

North of the small City of Wells in Somerset is an area of the Mendip Hills called Priddy Mineries.  It was once an industrial mining area for the Romans and then again for the...

Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum) on Hogweed - Westhay, Somerset, UK. ID BR56841

Westhay Moor

Back in late September I visited the showcase Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve of Westhay Moor. Welcome to Westhay Moor It has been a long time since I properly visited this reserve.  Back in the...

Pussy Willow - Deerleap car park, Mendip Hills, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_5858

Up Yours

On a rare weekend trip away we were strolling around the famous Pavilion in Brighton when one of the guides suggested we put our phones face down on floor and take a picture looking...