RSPB Greylake, Somerset

Greylake_0002RSPB Greylake on the Somerset Levels is a great place to visit to see a whole range of birds and other wetland wildlife. The fields here used to be arable farmland, but now they are being looked after by the RSPB so that they are ideal for wetland birds. It’s a small site, so it’s easy to possible to pop in after work and see some amazing wildlife in the hides and board walks across the marshy site. (more…)

Medieval Window, Lytes Cary Manor


A tiny window from Lytes Cary Manor in Somerset

Lytes Cary Manor is a medieval manor house in South Somerset with a beautiful Arts and Crafts garden. Originally the family home of Henry Lyte in the late 1500s, where he translated the unique Niewe Herbal book on herbal remedies, Lytes Cary was then restored in the 20th century by Sir Walter Jenner.

The house is run by the National Trust and is open to the public.