Britain has 80 per cent of northern Europe's most ancient trees and a remarkable array of woodland types. This illustrated guide presents a regional overview, highlighting the great diversity of woodlands and hedgerow trees, as well as some breathtaking individuals, many growing in extreme circumstances.
Trees are a defining feature of the British landscape. Archie Miles has compiled over many years a comprehensive survey in words and photographs (and maps) of the great diversity of trees and woodland accessible to the public in Great Britain.
Archie Miles has built a reputation in the tree world, frequently writing, photographing and lecturing for both the Tree Council and the Woodland Trust. The author of Silva (Ebury Press, 1999), he also has his own picture archive with over 100,000 images of trees and tree-related subjects.
"Entertaining and practical, this book provides an idiosyncratic guidebook to an important and fascinating part of the English landscape." Sunday Telegraph
A comprehensive survey in words and photographs of the great diversity of trees and woodland accessible to the public in Great Britain 20040624