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After the last ice age 10,000 years ago, forests covered this area. About 7,000 years ago the climate changed and got wetter so peat began to form. In some places, the preserved remains of trees can still be found under the peat.

After the last ice age years ago, forests covered this area. About years ago the climate changed and got wetter so peat began to form. In some places, the preserved remains of trees can still be found under the peat.

A SACRED TREE was known as a “bile” [bʲilʲə] in Old Irish.  It was often a sacred tree, of great age, growing over a holy well or fort. Five of them are described in the Dindsenchas, and one was an oak, which not only yielded acorns, but nuts and apples.

A SACRED TREE was known as a “bile” [bʲilʲə] in Old Irish. It was often a sacred tree, of great age, growing over a holy well or fort. Five of them are described in the Dindsenchas, and one was an oak, which not only yielded acorns, but nuts and apples.

Recently chosen as the UK's best tree for climbing - the Nootka Cyprus tree at Wallington

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青果物の流通  ソーシャルメディアアグリ「地場活性化」のために: お尻が尖ってます 「スターキング」

青果物の流通 ソーシャルメディアアグリ「地場活性化」のために: お尻が尖ってます 「スターキング」

This Rowan tree must have one of the best views in Yorkshire, perched atop Castle Rock

This Rowan tree must have one of the best views in Yorkshire, perched atop Castle Rock

The blackhouse is built on clay where the base stones of the wall stand on pebbles to prevent movement.

This is a "Blackhouse" in Lewis, Scotland. It's one of the few that survive after people were moved to stone and lime mortar homes that were referred to as "Whitehouses". This Blackhouse was built in 1880 and was occupied until

Wish Tree by Yoko Ono. Neat idea for incorporating into counseling groups, early childhood work or into a classroom/school.

Wish Tree by Yoko Ono, I think I would change it to a thanksgiving tree.

The golden pippin apple tree in the orchard, better known as the wishing tree, is covered in hundreds of colourful ribbons. Thought to have magical, spiritual or healing powers, lots of people return year after year to add another ribbon.

The golden pippin apple tree in the orchard, better known as the wishing tree, is covered in hundreds of colourful ribbons. Thought to have magical, spiritual or healing powers, lots of people return year after year to add another ribbon.

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Clootie tree.

Clootie wells and trees: Ancient celtic places of purification

the Königssee (lake located in the extreme southeast Berchtesgadener Land district of the German state of Bavaria, near the border with Austria)

Königssee Lake viewed from a Archenkanzel (a mountain-top in Bavaria, Germany)

(1988, SW 445 327, Explorer 102) Madron Holy Well Cornwall oh the beauty

Madron holy well in Cornwall is thought to date from pre-Christian times and is still visited by passers-by. A tree near the well is adorned with 'clouties' - pieces of rag - according to the traditional Celtic custom at healing wells.

L'arbre à secrets du Jardin des plantes (Montpellier)

L'arbre à secrets du Jardin des plantes (Montpellier)

Montpellier, Bons Plans

The wild cherry here could be the oldest of its kind and it’s a monstrous specimen. It’s currently trying to ‘layer,’ and if it’s lowest branch makes contact with the ground, then the tree could grow for several more centuries.

The wild cherry here could be the oldest of its kind and it’s a monstrous specimen. It’s currently trying to ‘layer,’ and if it’s lowest branch makes contact with the ground, then the tree could grow for several more centuries.

This tree starred alongside Kevin Costner in 90s classic Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves, and well loved by locals and visitors alike

This tree starred alongside Kevin Costner in classic Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves, and well loved by locals and visitors alike

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