Tagged: Westbury-sub-Mendip

Bench with a view - Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID BR59320

Bench with a View

I do like a bench with a view.  This one is on top of Broadway Hill over looking Westbury-sub-Mendip. As its names implies this village is nestled beneath the Mendip Hills of Somerset. The...

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID BR55687

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe in September To me the highlight was the fabulous sunset we had over the Autumn Equinox. The side gate into Cook’s Fields that leads to the grass path down to village of Westbury-sub-Mendip...

Autumn Equinox - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR57352

Lynchcombe Gate

Autumn Equinox I normally head up Glastonbury Tor to welcome the equinox with lots of other people.  But this autumn I wanted a simpler evening and so I drove up to Lynchcombe on the...

Sheep Gate

Sheep are keeping the grass a bit shorter up on the Deerleap field.  On the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills this is a very popular spot for a stroll. Sheep everywhere. Over the...

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus) - Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR50048

Cooks Fields

The Cook’s Fields nature reserve overlooks the Somerset village of Westbury-sub-Mendip.  On a clear day you can see for miles across to Glastonbury Tor and the Somerset Levels. Today, after enjoying the views, I...

Face in the Hedgerow - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_2755

Keep On Smiling

  Keep On Smiling It is amazing what turns up in a Somerset hedgerow during a pandemic. Walking around the back lanes of Wells I was being to feel I was being watched. Every...

Axe Valley towards Brent Knoll - From Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7713P

Axe Valley Hills

I clear sky and a few clouds are the perfect mix for some autumn dawn colours, so I headed up the Mendip Hills in the hope of some long views across the Axe Valley....

Strawberry Line

Between the flat levels and the steep sides of the Mendip Hills are a line of strawberry farms. Sheltered from the wind on the sunny southern slopes of the Mendips around Cheddar a railway...

Break in the weather - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_4586H

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Catching up on another month of visits to the Lynchcombe nature reserve.  The site has fantastic views across Somerset, and June provided some clear evenings with glorious colours. At the top of the...

Churchyard Primroses

The other day we took a family walk around Lynchcombe nature reserve and down to the village of Westbury-sub-Mendip.  That day Storm Gareth was blowing so I could not take pictures of the flowers...