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Fortingall Yew, Fortingall

#90 of 314 in Things to do in Perth and Kinross
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
The Fortingall Yew is an ancient European yew (Taxus baccata) in the churchyard of the village of Fortingall in Perthshire, Scotland. It is known for being one of the oldest trees in Britain, with modern estimates of its age between 2,000 and 3,000 years.

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  • Had planned a short walk from the village then read about the Yew. Interesting signs explaining its long history. It has some thatched cottages which are unusual in Scotland. Can park between...  more »
  • Although I have lived most of my life within 35 miles, this was my first visit to the old yew tree. Although it is obscured by the walls built around it to protect it from vandals and souvenir...  more »
  • The Yew tree is possibly the oldest living thing in Scotland.
  • Really good. Some nice info points and historical things of interest.
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