A unique record of Notable and Ancient Trees in Britain and Ireland

Photo Gallery

New Photo Gallery for June 2007 - over 400 photos and now regularly updated in the Members Area

Veteran Trees

The Great or Doomsday Oak (Quercus robur) on the Duke of Bedford's estate in Woburn Park, Copyright© 2007 The Tree Register
The Great or Doomsday Oak (Quercus robur) on the Duke of Bedford's estate in Woburn Park.
Not as infamous as the Abbot's Oak to be seen near the Abbey, but shown on maps of 1600 and the largest oak to be found in the county of Bedfordshire, England. Visible from the public road or when exiting the Safari park. Girth 9.30m.
Copyright© 2007 The Tree Register)

Ancient Trees

The Hawkley Yew (Taxus baccata)
The Hawkley Yew (Taxus baccata), Copyright© 2007 Tim Hills
An ancient yew found in Hawkley village churchyard in Hampshire, England.
(Copyright© 2007 Tim Hills)

Champion Tree

"Majesty" The Fredville Oak, Kent, England
Majesty, The Fredville Oak, Kent, England, Copyright© 2007 Jim Paterson
A champion tree (Quercus robur) and subject of Thomas Pakenhams book "Meetings with Remarkable Trees."
Considered a joint champion with the Bowthorpe Oak but this tree is probably the largest standard oak and rightly deserves credit as being the finest oak in the British Isles. Girth 12.06m.
Stands on private property viewed by appointment only.
(Copyright© 2007 Jim Paterson)

Historic Trees

The Bowthorpe Oak (Quercus robur)
The Bowthorpe Oak (Quercus robur), Copyright© 2007 The Tree Register
Considered as joint champion with "Majesty" at Fredville, Kent, although this tree is an old pollard with a slightly larger girth of 12.75m and estimated to be 1,000 years old.
Subject of Thomas Pakenhams book "Meetings with Remarkable Trees."
Stands on private property viewed by appointment only.
(Copyright© 2007 The Tree Register)

Gardens and Arboreta

Autumn at Crarae Gardens, near Inveraray, Argyllshire, Scotland.
Autumn at Crarae Gardens, Copyright© 2007 The Tree Register
A garden open to the public and home to many rare and champion trees.
(Copyright© 2007 The Tree Register)