The Peak District's Native Trees

The woodlands in the Peak District are home to a variety of native trees, have a mix of different trees in woodlands is important. This offers diversity in insects, bird and mammals – making our countryside rich in wildlife and our woodlands more sustainable and resistant to climate change.

Calke Abbey's Old Man oak tree

The Mighty Oak

What does an oak tree look like?

Sun shining through silver birch trees

Silver Birch

Which tree has the Latin name Betula Pendula?

Bright red berries on a rowan tree

Rowan (or Mountain Ash)

Which tree was thought to ward off witches and evil spirits?