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The National Trust’s ancient trees

Spanish sweet chestnuts, Croft Castle (Image: NTPL/Robert Morris)

The National Trust is embarking on a comprehensive survey to identify previously unrecorded ancient trees on its land. The NT’s land holdings are huge – they include more than 25,000 hectares of woodland, 200,000 hectares of farmland and 135 landscape and deer parks.As many as 40,000 trees are to be classified. Continue reading The National Trust’s ancient trees