Searching for Ancient Yew Trees

Published on
5 October, 2019

Synopsis:

A man reads a poem by William Wordsworth about ancient yew trees in the Borrowdale Valley, Lake District England. Then decides to go searching for them. Thanks to Michael Dunning and the Yew Tree Mysteries for the information and inspiration.

Written by
Mark Nicol

Historian – Filmmaker – Blogger – Guided Tours – Group Speaker

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Searching for Ancient Yew Trees

My passion for Yew trees has drawn me down to the Lake District of Northern England, following in the footsteps of William Wordsworth, I search for what some people believe is the oldest living organism in Europe!!

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