List of Great British Trees

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The Great British Trees were 50 trees selected by The Tree Council in 2002 to spotlight trees in Great Britain in honour of the Queen's Golden Jubilee.[1]


Tolpuddle Martyrs Tree

Western England[edit]

South West[edit]

Southern England[edit]

Wellingtonias were named in honour of the first Duke of Wellington, having been introduced to this country in 1853, a year after his death. The parent tree here was planted in 1857 by the second Duchess.

London and the Home Counties[edit]

Eastern England[edit]

Newton's Apple Tree, Woolsthorpe Manor

The Midlands[edit]

Northern England[edit]

Holker Lime

Northern Ireland[edit]


Capon Tree plaque


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fifty Great Trees for Fifty Great Years". The Tree Council. circa May 2002. Archived from the original on 31 August 2012. Retrieved 1 May 2013. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Bevan-Jones, Robert (2004). The ancient yew: a history of Taxus baccata. Bollington: Windgather Press. ISBN 0-9545575-3-0.

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