Tree of the Year

Sycamore Gap on Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland was voted Tree of the Year this week by a public vote for the nations best loved tree, organised by The Woodland Trust.  The winning tree will now receive a grant of £1000 for some “Tree LC” and will compete against trees from all over the Continent for the … Read more

Robin Hood’s Tree, Hadrian’s Wall

Part of the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves starring Kevin Costner was filmed on a stretch of Hadrian’s Wall which has a Sycamore tree growing in the dip, so as a result, it is often referred to as Robin Hood’s Tree. I once painted the scene in winter for a charity Christmas card which proved … Read more