Bristol Tree of the Year 2018 | Full Candidate Details | Voting Progress


Bristol Tree of the Year 2018

This celebration of our love for trees is organised by Bristol Tree Forum with data from BristolTrees.
There were eleven candidates proposed by local groups and individuals. Voting has now closed and the winner will be announced on the Bristol Tree Forum.

The Cotham Walrus Tree submitted by Walrustrinianism (The Walrus Tree Religion).

The Walrus tree is located in the boundary wall of 31 Cotham Road, BS6 6DW. A place of worship for 'Walrustrinians' a small group of children (and one adult) from a loc ...

Eagle House Holm Oak submitted by Jim Smith.

This is one of the few remaining large trees from the old Filwood area, pre-development. If it was removed, it would be a great loss to the community, apart from its en ...

Downs Hawthorn submitted by The Friends of the Downs.

Situated on the Downs close to Bakers Path and Ladies Mile, this magnificent tree is one of the last of the veteran hawthorns for which the Downs was famous in 1900. Pe ...

Bishops Knoll Sessile Oak submitted by The Woodland Trust.

This remarkable oak tree is one of the biggest in Bristol, yet it is the least well known. The jaw-dropping Sessile oak mirrors every child-like image of an ancient oak ...

Brislington Brook Plane Tree submitted by Friends of Brislington Brook.

The giant London plane tree that dominates an area of Brislington's Nightingale Valley is, together with the nearby packhorse bridge, one of the features that help defi ...

St Andrews Park Lombardy Poplar submitted by Norwegian in Bristol.

This tree is a gem for children. A brilliant example of a dead tree, yet with lots of meaning to wildlife and community, and maybe especially to children in the park. T ...

Stoke Lodge Lucombe Oak submitted by We Love Stoke Lodge.

We are an informal community group of 864 local residents. With so many rare, notable, veteran trees at Stoke Lodge it was very hard for the community to choose just on ...

Stokes Park Horse Chestnut submitted by Friends of Stoke Park.

This tree is one of the oldest trees in Hermitage Woods. Whenever we hold an event as Friends of Stoke Park and pass by the tree the children on the event are instantly ...

Portwall Coppiced London Plane submitted by Vassili Papastavrou.

The tree is in the new development site around Temple Meads. It is bordered on one side by Portwall Lane East and on the other by Temple Gate which turns into Redcliffe ...

Pen Park Wellingtonia submitted by Eluka.

This tree is outside my home and is one of the biggest trees this area. It looks beautiful, strong and old. The tree is so tall it towers above the houses. History unknown. ...

The Seven Sisters submitted by The Bristol Naturalists' Society.

Our choice is not one tree but a formation of trees: The Seven Sisters were planted in 1871, nine years after the foundation of the Bristol Naturalists’ Society in ...