At the edge of the heath, among grasses and young bracken fronds, tormentil is flowering. Its small, bright lemon flowers will stud the heath like scattered stars until autumn comes again.
Heath bedstraw hides the entrance to a rabbit burrow.
Tiny purple stems of heath speedwell grow on flattened, well grazed greens.
Gorse, bracken and bramble compete for space on a sandy bank.
Early flowers of cross leaved heath have recently appeared amid the gorse.
Foxgloves love shade at the edge of the wood....
....and sprays of wild roses feed bees among silver birches at the bottom of the hill.
Beside the lane, tormentil is scrambling up through young bramble.....
....and the larger yellow flower of a garden-escape Icelandic poppy shines out from the foot of a tall old hedge.