Tag Archives: Porlock

Last Sunrays Before The Storm

After a sunny afternoon here in West Porlock, I saw the storm clouds gathering out to sea. As I watched, there was a shaft of light across the Porlock Salt Marsh. IPhone in hand, I was lucky to have captured … Continue reading

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Woodland Acer

Walking up a track in West Porlock on the edge of Exmoor, I came across this beautiful Acer in all its Autumn glory. To see the colours of our heavenly local woodland just above Mariners Lodge B&B book to stay … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds Gathering

Another wonderful moment of autumn light across Porlock Bay. The colours of the land were enhanced by shadows cast by midday November sun.

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Walking Flowers?!

On Tuesday it was National Ada Lovelace Day. For those who have not heard of her, she was the Romantic Poet Lord Byron s daughter. She famously wrote the first computer program, whilst helping Charles Babbage to draw up the … Continue reading

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Peace In Porlock Bay

Down at Porlock Weir, the Exmoor ‘Weirfest’ weekend is in full swing. Somerset cider, Exmoor beer and very happy revelers are singing to the music. Although you can hear the happy noises from Porlock, we,, on the doorstep, can hear … Continue reading

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Gardening At High Tide

Exmoor, in Somerset, is getting some of the best weather in the country. The Porlock Weir Sailing Club have made the most of the fresh easterly wind to run some closely contested races in Porlock Bay, where the moor meets … Continue reading

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On The Edge Of The Porlock Savannah

This photo which I took at high tide from the new terrace, during one of the hottest summers of this century, reminds me of Africa. For wonderful sea views on the edge of Exmoor, come and stay with us at … Continue reading

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I’m Stuck!

Poor pussy, he chased his brother up our cornus conrtaversa varigarta and got stuck. Still, you couldn’t really have a better view to be stuck from – looking up the Bristol channel over the Porlock salt marsh. We get the … Continue reading

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Banks Full Of Wild Orchids

Spent a happy morning looking around a friends wonderful garden. It was open to raise much needed funds for All Saints Church in Wootten Courtenay. On the way home I spotted a bank full of Wild Orchids by the A39 … Continue reading

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The Perfect Time to Visit Exmoor

Another sensational sky taken from our garden. This slightly cooler air and beautiful sunshine is giving us ideal conditions to walk and take photographs on Exmoor; the clarity of the view looking north over the sea, is quite exceptional. Come … Continue reading

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