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"The Wedding Tree" of Sherwood Forest world famous for being the hideaway home of medieval folk hero Robin Hood.    The Major Oak is said to be at least 1000 years and weighs a massive 23 tons. More than 900 of the trees in the park are over 600 years old, and the forest is rich in wildlife.

The Major Oak is a huge English oak tree near the village of Edwinstowe in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. According to local folklore, it was Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept. It weighs an estimated 23 tons, h

Sherwood Forest, England

(Open roleplay) I walk leisurely among the green ferns and moss covered trees and finally sit down and open my book.

The Great Oak in Sherwood Forest. In popular culture, Robin Hood and his band of "merry men" are usually portrayed as living in Sherwood Forest, in Nottinghamshire, where much of the action in the early ballads takes place. So does the very first recorded Robin Hood rhyme, four lines from the early 15th century, beginning: "Robyn hode in scherewode stod."

The Great Oak in Sherwood Forest. In popular culture, Robin Hood and his band…

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The Major Oak of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England Estimated Age 1,000 years

This giant tree, with a waistline of 35 ft, a height of 52 feet and weighing an estimated 23 tons, has been here for about years. Legend has it that once upon a time Robin Hood hid from his enemies inside the hollow of the Major Oak -Visit this tree!

The Major Oak of Sherwood Forest, England. I have seen this in person, it's gorgeous.

Robin Hood's tree, Sherwood Forest Thought to be between 800 and 1000 years old.

"This is a sacred ancient tree called the White Leaved Oak in the Malvern Hills area of the UK. It is said to mark the center of The Circle of Perpetual Choirs, each choir comprising 2,400 druids or monks who chanted on a rolling rota basis, 100 at a time, every hour of the day and night, in order to maintain the ongoing enchantment of Britain."

sacred ancient tree called the White Leaved Oak, Malvern Hills, UK

Land of Legend and Dreams, Sherwood Forest and The Major Oak « The Tears of a Clown

Land of Legend and Dreams, Sherwood Forest and The Major Oak

Major Oak, legendary HQ of Robin Hood Nottinghamshire, England. Played by this tree as a child.

Archaeology and History of Medieval Sherwood Forest: the Caves of Medieval Sherwood Forest

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The Major Oak is a huge English oak tree near the village of Edwinstowe in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. According to local folklore, it was Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept. It weighs an estimated 23 tons, has a girth of 33 feet (10 metres), and is about 800–1000 years old.

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English Oak Tree in field of Buttercups

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A SACRED TREE was known as a “bile” [bʲilʲə] in Old Irish.  It was often a sacred tree, of great age, growing over a holy well or fort. Five of them are described in the Dindsenchas, and one was an oak, which not only yielded acorns, but nuts and apples.

A SACRED TREE was known as a “bile” [bʲilʲə] in Old Irish. It was often a sacred tree, of great age, growing over a holy well or fort. Five of them are described in the Dindsenchas, and one was an oak, which not only yielded acorns, but nuts and apples.

The 1000-year-old Major Oak (Quercus robur) in Sherwood Forest. Legend has it Robin Hood met with his merry men here at this oak, Nottinghamshire, England.

The Major Oak; 1000 year old major oak tree in Sherwood forest, Nottinghamshire.

Sherwood Forest in England. My grandma would tell me stories of this place. :)

Sherwood Forest in England. A perfect romantic place to go horseback riding.

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