Woodland and trees - page 5

We do a lot of walking in woodland on our travels. Trees always offer some amazing shapes and forms, whether in natural or unnatural growth, or in decay. We also come across wood that has been shaped by man. Below is a selection of photographs from some of our travels.

Yew tree at Strid Wood
A yew trunk in November sunlight at Strid Wood, Bolton Abbey.

YEW

Strid Wood, Bolton Abbey

Birch trees at Strid Wood
Birch trees in November sunlight at Strid Wood, Bolton Abbey

BIRCH

Strid Wood, Bolton Abbey

Oak stumps at Acorn Bank
Oak stumps at Acorn Bank near Temple Sowerby.

OAK STUMPS

Acorn Bank

Hawthorn at Appleton le Moor
Hawthorn on Appleton common with the finest display of May blossom I have ever seen

HAWTHORN

Appleton le Moor