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I met perhaps the most famous tree in the world at Sycamore Gap

Stephen Liddell

If you think of how many trees are famous; there are quite a few of them but compared to the countless billions of trees on the planet they are really few and far between.  Some famous trees are no longer here such as the cherry tree that Abraham Lincoln cut down or the famous Californian Redwood tree that you could pass through until a storm brought it down in 2017.

Robin Hood and the Major OakRobin Hood and the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest.

Some trees are famous for the longevity and many of these trees with longevity have historical tie-ins such as the Burning Bush which I once saw in Egypt, the Glastonbury Thorn tree or the Major Oak tree in Sherwood forest where Robin Hood is said to have hid and I’ve been fortunate to see them all.

36669885_1080700455416612_678732294512443392_nThe moors of England and Scotland are being plagued by wildfires.

Last week however I…

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