The Real Ents

Living in the Cotswolds, I am constantly reminded of the surrounding landscape which was an inspiration for J. R. R. Tolkien. This is exceptionally apparent to me in the countless ancient trees I have stumbled upon in just my two weeks of having been here. I think the pictures speak for themselves.


Quercus ilex (over 400 years old) – Westbury Court Garden



A massive Fagus sylvatica at Lydney Park Gardens


Standing amongst an ancient grove of rhododendrons at Lydney Park Gardens.


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