Tag Archives: Buckland Rings

Spring 2016

Spring this year is turning into something of an odd, long, drawn out affair, with peculiar weather that seemingly swaps between seasons from one hour to the next. That said the annual riot of fecundity is just around the corner, … Continue reading

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Buckland Rings Revisited

My most recent visits to Buckland have been dull, hurried affairs in bad weather, with a dog that desperately needed walking and not much time to accomplish the task. Today, however, was one of those days where the light was … Continue reading

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Twisted Roots, Curved Trunks and Fallen Giants

Proof that satisfying (for me at least) photos aren’t always the result of a bright sunny day. On the contrary, these images emerged from a heavy drizzle over at my beloved Buckland Rings.

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Trees

So, some┬ámore image from Buckland Rings! You’d be forgiven for thinking that it is huge, given the amount that I take and post, but in fact it is relatively tiny geographically speaking. I think the fact that it takes in … Continue reading

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Buckland Gloom

A couple of images rescued from the gloom at Buckland Rings today. The first is of the huge three-limbed beech that had one torn away leaving this wound that is gradually healing… or something! The second of an oak nearly … Continue reading

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Buckland Rings

The sun shining through the trees at Buckland Rings creates beautiful abstract shadows on my car door and reflections in the window. I love the lines in this one, plus of course the coarse relief of the bark of this … Continue reading

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Monsters

My obsession with trees and Buckland Rings shows no sign of abating! This monster beech is preched atop the rim of an old quarry now used by local cyclists (and the Animal team so I am told) for dropping in … Continue reading

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Homeless?

This little creature – a vole? – was spotted cowering motionless in the main field at Buckland Rings as we walked the dogs in the newly mown hay. It allowed me to come in very close with the camera and … Continue reading

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Buckland Rings May 2013

Buckland Rings represents many things to me – a varied and interesting place to walk my dog, a nearby chunk of ancient history, an occasional wild camp site – and it’s virtually on my doorstep. Despite being remarkably close to … Continue reading

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Buckland Rings

A panoramic shot taken from the middle of the three rings that would have once surrounded an Iron Age fort. The rings are now incomplete, chopped up by roads and building plots, but there is enough there to give a … Continue reading

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