Tagged: Woodland

Smitham Chimney - East Harptree Wood, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7138H

East Harptree Woods

East Harptree Wood This wood is a small woodland situated on the northern edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  It is mainly conifers but in the wood’s centre there are some more interesting...

Wild Garlic - Round Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1705

Milton Hill

I recently made a few visits to Wattles Hill near Wookey Hole in Somerset.  Around that hill are several woods, but I had no idea what the names of those woods were, or even...

Wattles Hill - Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6474

Wattles Hill

Cowslips on Wattles Hills in early April. Finding these flowers in beautiful low sunlight was the first hint that Wattles Hill was something special. Wattles Hill This unassuming low hill below the much higher...

Wood Sorrel - Stockhill Woods, Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7165

Wood Sorrel

Stockhill Wood is a very popular walking destination, where tracks provide easy routes.  It can be found high in the Mendip Hills of Somerset, not far from the village of Priddy. Much of the...

Bluebells - Park Wood, Wells, Somerst, UK. ID JB_6991

Park Wood

It was time to revisit Park Wood on the edge of Wells in Somerset. Celandines In the damper parts of the wood there was a carpet of yellow celandines. Bluebells But is it the...

Speckled Wood - St Andrews, Curry Rivel, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3772

Curry Rivel

Following a brief visit to RSPB Swell Wood nature reserve I could not resist checking out the church in the village of Curry Rivel.  I discovered that it was looked amazing at the this...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1718H

Sea of Stars

A sea of stars is the only way I can think of to describe the vast numbers of wood anemones that carpet the floor of Park Wood.  This wood sits just outside the small...

Worminster Sleight - From Paradise Hill, Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7926

Paradise Hill

Paradise hill is part of a ridge of carboniferous limestone running east-west to the south of Croscombe.  Its road link Wells with Shepton Mallet providing a more traffic free route for commuters, including cyclists....

Snowdrops - Donkey Field, Uphil, North Somerset, UK. ID 824_9212

Uphill Snowdrops

Very different to the display of snowdrops at Blackford can be found at the Donkey Field in Uphill.  This village sits at the edge at Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset. Here the snowdrops push up...

Oak Trees in the Mist - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID BR59786

Bishop’s Fields

Early autumn morning in the Bishop’s Fields, near Park Wood.  These fields at the City of Wells in Somerset are a popular dog walking spot.  But get up a bit earlier and you may...