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Wakehurst Place - Rock Walk

Nearest town: Haywards Heath

Site type: estate

Access: Public

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Sussex - West

Country: England

Grid ref: TQ339316

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 5-May-11

Recorded by: Peter Norton

Protection & responsibility: National Trust

Yews recorded at this site: Ancient 4m-5m

Notes: A National Trust property, funded, administered and maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Here is a unique and spectacular display of ten yew root structures growing on a series of low cliffs of Ardingly Sandstone along 'Rock Walk', which traces the side of Bloomer's Valley. From the visitor centre head towards the Millennium Seed Centre and follow the signs for Coates Wood. Sign post indicates the Rock Walk down a few steep steps. Google map approx 51.071713,-0.088706 NGR: TQ340320. At the bottom of the steps head east (turn right) and cross over the bridge (not left as indicated by signage) and yews are seen in the sequence shown. There are two photos of the 4th tree in the sequence, and the final two are on the opposite side of the valley. Continue from here in Tree Information.

Yew trees at Wakehurst Place - Rock Walk:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2771 Wakehurst Place - Rock Walk Ancient 4m-5m 439cm at 50cm - view more info