Sherwood Forest

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mig
mig Member Posts: 7,154
edited 6. May 2015, 10:42 in Community Chit-chat archive
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The Major Oak,estimated to be between 800 -1000 years old.We went for a drive with middle son to see where the wedding is going to be next friday and spent a few hours strolling round the forest poor hubby was absolutely shattered and i wasn't far behind ,we went to a pub for a late lunch/early tea.Glad we didn't go today its pouring down here. Mig

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  • mig
    mig Member Posts: 7,154
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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  • barbara12
    barbara12 Member Posts: 21,281
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    hee Mig this takes me back 30 years when we went to see the mighty oak..I don't think it was fenced off then but glad to see they are protecting it..glad you had a good day ..will it be feet up today ..I doubt it knowing you... :)
    Love
    Barbara
  • applerose
    applerose Member Posts: 3,621
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Wow, I've not seen that Mig. I think it is good they are supporting it and not allowing it to collapse. Thanks for sharing it.

    Is that your OH having a rest? :lol:
    Christine
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,730
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Thanks, mig, for bringing back some happy memories. My younger son has a book on special UK trees and this one is in it. There are some amazing UK trees.

    Enjoy the wedding!
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    Steven Wright
  • tkachev
    tkachev Member Posts: 8,332
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    What a lovely setting for a wedding.

    Elizabeth.
    Never be bullied into silence.
    Never allow yourself to be made a victim.
    Accept no ones definition of your life

    Define yourself........

    Harvey Fierstein
  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,622
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Last time I saw the tree I don't remember it having it's branches supported.

    It really is beautiful :)

    Thanks mig xxx