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mapping the UK's ancient
& special trees

The Ancient Tree Inventory is a living database of ancient and special trees. More than 110,000 trees have been recorded by volunteers and partners.

- support biodiversity
- help tree protection
- propogate ancient tree seed


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Resilient Ancient Treescapes:

Cadzow Castle

cadzow screen capture

A recent survey by lead verifier Judy Dowling has confirmed that Cadzow is an exceptional area for ancient trees and ancient oaks in particular. It is one of six top hot spots in Scotland and experts would consider it internationally significant.

Wood Wise: Spring 2014 Issue

Ancient Trees

wood wise

This special issue looks at the ecology of ancient and veteran trees, work to identify and protect them, and examines what the future holds.

Highlights from the Ancient Tree Inventory

hopetoun field maple

The magnificent, champion field maple in Hopetoun House Parkland

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trees verified to date
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You can search the AT Inventory for ancient trees using road maps, OS 1:25000 or historic OS maps, as well as aerial satellite layers for even more detail.

Navigate using zoom or search with postcode, town/city or grid reference.

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