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Whitbarrow Scar

Nearest town: Windermere

Site type: cliff

Access: Public

Church name: No Data

Diocese: No Data

County: Cumbria

Country: England

Grid ref: SD440865

Lost yew site: No

Date visited: 24-Mar-07

Recorded by: Tim Hills

Protection & responsibility: No data

Yews recorded at this site: Notable

Notes: For this visit we parked near Witherslack Hall at SD 437859. This leads to the path that climbs steeply up Whitbarrow Scar. This limestone cliff is covered in yew. Many are passed on the steep climb, and a line of stunted windswept specimens cling to the top of the cliff.

Yew trees at Whitbarrow Scar:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2479 Whitbarrow Scar Ancient 4m-5m No data available - view more info