Tagged: UK

Dipper - River Teign, Drewsteignton, Devon, UK. ID IMG_4666

Manaton

A different post today as I ventured over the border from Somerset into Devon.  Staying in the village of Manaton on the edge of Dartmoor.  This was not to see this wonderful alpaca.  Instead...

Roe deer in Bluebells - Longwood, Somerset, UK. ID JBB_0464

Get ready for May

Spring reaches its peak in May.  This month, flowers of all colours spread across the woodland, grasslands and countryside.  Insects emerge from mayflies, dragonflies and butterflies.  Friendly rabbits nibble at the grass.  Lambs dash...

Cowslips - Yarley Hill, Nr Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4033

Spring Flowers on Yarley Hill

Henton sits on the road between Wells and Wedmore.  The village nestles below Yarley Hill on the edge of the valley on the River Axe in the heart of Somerset in England. Climbing up...

Swell Wood in Spring - Swell, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7812

Get ready for April

Despite the endless rain of this March and the flooding across the Somerset Levels.  We have been promised that spring is on its way. Spring is may peoples favourite season as flowers and butterflies...

Blackthorn in blossom - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3569

Lynchcombe Steps

Catching up with Lynchcombe on the sunny edge of the Mendip Hills.  A beautiful spot with views that could compete with anywhere.  March is the month in which life seems to return to the...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3198

Awakening Stars

Early morning before sunrise at Park Wood near Wells in Somerset.  A pair of roe deer tip-toe around the edge of the woodland nibbling at the long grass.  This was as close as I...

Primroses - Church of St Andrew, West Bradley, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6048

Churchyard Primroses

Churchyards are gradually embracing their wilder side.  I’m not sure that I have a wider side.  But I love visiting the churches around my patch of Somerset.  Churchyards can be full of life, and...

Wibbly-wobbly Hedge - Montacute, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1198

Wibbly-wobbly Hedge

Montacute House Return to the Montacute village in South Somerset. This time to visit the big house with the same name. I was hoping to see the carpets of daffodils, but sadly most of...

The last Snowdrop - St Leonards Church, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1351

Last Snowdrop Standing

I was surprised and delighted that one of my pictures (above) was on display next to the door of St Leonard’s Church in the village of Butleigh near Glastonbury in Somerset.  It is a...

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...