Help us to protect ancient and veteran trees

Ancient and other veteran trees are a vital and treasured part of our history, and our natural and cultural landscape, and Britain is thought to have the greatest number of ancient trees in northern Europe. The Ancient Tree Forum seeks to secure the long term future of these ecosystems through promoting best management and conservation practice, lobbying governments over their recognition and protection, encouraging research, and increasing people’s enjoyment of old trees. If you would like to discuss this further Please Contact Us Here.

Find an ancient tree or site to visit

Explore the many individual ancient trees of interest, treescapes & famous old trees around Britain:

Wednesday 13th March 2019

ATF Spring Field Visit to Windsor Great Park

Come and join the ATF Spring Site visit to Windsor Great Park on Thursday 14 March 2019.

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Ancient and Other Veteran Trees

Book by the Ancient Tree Forum & the Woodland Trust

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Featured Video:

The World of Ancient Trees

Two videos produced by the National Trust featuring Brian Muelaner and Neville Fay of the Ancient Tree Forum.

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VETcert multiplier event

The Ancient Tree Forum’s Training and Technical Officers, Helen Read and Jim Mullholland ran a 'multiplier event' as part of the VETcert project at Burnham Beeches on 13th February 2019....