A selection of photographs taken at Sherborne New Castle over the past years.
July 06 - The southern approach.
Nov 06 - Autumn colours and light
Dec 06 - Rain on the way!
Jan 07 - Early snowdrops
Nov 07 - Autumn leaves
Nov 07 - The deer in the park on Jerusalem hill.
Nov 07 - Across the lake to the castle.
Apr 08 - Late winter snow.
Apr 08 - A dusting of snow on the hill.
May 09 - Mandarin duck.
May 09 - A young brood of mallard
Jul 09 - Summer colours.
Jul 09 - Pyramidal Orchid.
Jul 09 - The castle.
Jul 09 - The orangery.
Dec 09 - Mandarin duck.
Aug 10 - The statue near the waterfall.
Aug 10 - Very often you see a flower left in the hand of the statue.
19 Dec 2010 - A very cold snap. The waterfall.
19 Dec 2010 - A completely frozen lake.
19 Dec 2010 - Well just a small clear bit.
19 Dec 2010 - A dusting of red leaves.
19 Dec 2010 - Sledging down the lawns. Watch out for the thin ice at the bottom!
12 February 2012 - Sherborne lake almost completely covered in ice. Starting my monthly wildfowl survey.
12 February 2012 - Pinford bridge
12 February 2012 - An unusual sighting for Sherborne Lake - Goosander.
12 February 2012 - The frozen lake acted like a mirror and gave a rather different look to this familiar view of the castle.
12 May 2013 - A carpet of cowslips on the bank on the edge of the lawns.
November 2013 - Some pictures of the autumn colours taken during my wildfowl survey count.
November 2013 - The old castle across the lake.
November 2013 - A golden canopy.
November 2013 - Autumn greens and golds.
November 2013 - Still quite a lot of green in the trees still.
November 2013 - The view along the lake to Jerusalem Hill.
September 2014 - The statue of a young lady near the waterfall and Raleigh’s seat.
September 2014 - In this view you can see that the left arm has been replaced and she now has a bowl in her hand.
September 2014 - The first signs of the autumn colours in the trees.
October 2014 - The autumn colours reflected in a rather still lake.
January 2015 - A misty morning at the start of my bird count. Jerusalem Hill on the left.
January 2015 - The same shot in black and white.
January 2015 - A very still morning.
January 2015 - Striking colours in the bright sun. Willow and lichen.
May 2017 - The Orangery.
May 2017 - A handkerchief tree in flower. Or to give it its scientific name Davidia involucrata.
May 2017 - The castle from the far side of the lake.
May 2017 - Whilst sat having a coffee at the cafe a number of quite cheeky birds were on the lookout for crumbs on the tables. This chaffinch was looking very smart.
May 2017 - This robin was after some cake crumbs left on a plate.
March 2018 - A late winter snowfall.
March 2018 - Sherborne Castle on a carpet of snow.
July 2020 - The entrance. Taken on a photoshoot testing my new 50mm prime lens.
July 2020 - The water carrier statue by the cascade. I have just noticed that the left arm of the lady has been changed when you compare it to my earlier photos above.