The yews of Kingley Vale

Discussion in 'Nature' started by Spuff, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Spuff

    Spuff Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Dec 5, 2010
    Berkshire, UK.
    Kingley Vale, West Sussex, UK.
    The yew trees are at least 500 years old, and some are 2000.
    I could have done better, but nonetheless these are things to behold:

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  2. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    I loved it. I'm going to have to google it and read more.

    Alan
     
  3. Hyubie

    Hyubie Unique like everyone else

    Oct 15, 2010
    Massachusetts
    Herbert

    To quote Smokey Robinson, is it just my imagination running away with me, or are those squatting humans that somehow melded into the tree? :biggrin:

    Very very interesting. :smile:
     
  4. Peezie

    Peezie Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 30, 2011
    Toronto
    Wow, definitely a very cool subject to shoot. TFS
     
  5. Spuff

    Spuff Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Dec 5, 2010
    Berkshire, UK.
    Indeed, it would be nice to live nearby and go back often in differing conditions.
    We didn't manage to make it up the hill ridge but I expect there are some very good views up there.
     
  6. PSimmons

    PSimmons Mu-43 Veteran

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    Mar 24, 2010
    Central Florida