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The Majesty Of Major Oak In Sherwood Forest

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Major Oak is a thousand year old tree found in the Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. It’s so big, vertical poles stop the heavy branches collapsing.

A Great Video Of This Ancient Tree

Major oak: Posted to YouTube on 19 November 2018 by Mark Bonsall

About Major Oak

Sherwood Forest, famous for its legendary outlaw Robin Hood, is home to Major Oak, an ancient oak tree almost a thousand years old.

The 92 foot (28 metre) branches are so long and heavy, they have to be supported by poles to stop them collapsing!

It was a misty, atmospheric day in late autumn when Mark Bonsall used a drone to capture the historic tree’s size and majesty on film.

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