Tree tunnel Northern Ireland: The Dark Hedges is a beech alley planted in County Antrim in the eighteenth century. The ancient gnarly trees form a natural arched tunnel which is now one of the most famous local landmarks.
Butchart Gardens near Victoria, British Columbia. Around 100 years ago Jennie Butchart, the wife of a Portland Cement magnate, decided to turn their exhausted quarry pit into a sunken garden. The original garden was completed in 1921 Today, over a million bedding plants a year are used throughout the gardens and over a million visitors visit Butchart Gardens annually.
In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. Surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees this collection of curved trees, or “Crooked Forest,” is a mystery.