Discovering Oxfordshire Yews

Oxfordshire Yews

There are many old & ancient Oxfordshire Yews, testament to how well the County accommodates this majestic native and, yes, easy-to-grow hedging plant…

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Oxfordshire Yews

Yews can be found flourishing right across the county with, perhaps, the most famous being situated at Didcot, Iffley and South Moreton. But they are just three of the main 36 locations where you can see Oxfordshire Yews on display. As you travel around the county, keep an eye on the map for any of the following villages and towns where the most spectacular and important Oxfordshire Yews are to be found. They are, as the Michelin Guide would have it, vaut le détour:
The representative picture (above) of Oxfordshire Yews is the Didcot Yew at All Saints Church.
Asthall (Leigh)
Aston Rowant
Beacon Hill
Benson
Blewbury
Bottom Wood, Goring Heath
Brightwell
Baldwin
Brightwell-cum-Sotwell
Britwell Salome
Chalgrove
Cholsey
Church Hanborough
Coleshill Park
Crowmarsh Gifford
Didcot
Drayton
Fulbrook
Hartslock Wood
SSSI Heythrop
Iffley
North Moreton
Pishill – Hollandridge Lane
Pishill – Oxfordshire Way
Rycote Chapel
Sandford -On -Thames
South Moreton
Sparsholt
Stadhampton
Steventon
Stonor
Sunningwell
Sutton Courtenay
Warren Bank, Holton
Watlington Hill
West Hendred

Of course, many of these Oxfordshire Yews were planted by nature – but not all. Following in the footsteps of all those who have planted Yews down the millennia is rewarding and requires no more skill, time or effort than any other hedging plant. To find out more, put YEW into the SEARCH THE HEDGE FILES box on the left-hand side of this page and you’ll find all you need to know about the history and horticulture of this most iconic of English hedging plants.
And if you would like to find out more about Oxfordshire Yews, visit The Ancient Yew Group’s website. Just click HERE