Trees Near the Sea

These trees are seconds from the seaside Our countryside is one of many contrasts and perhaps one of the most surprising ones is when trees grow just seconds from sandy beaches! The image above is taken in Scarborough Old Town and just beyond the end of the cobbles...

A change of season

Still some greenery on the trees So the summer is behind us and the autumn is here. Colder nights, darker evening and the leaves change colour. Yet some of trees in public spaces are keeping their green ‘coat’ for a little bit longer! Here on the Yorkshire...

Twisted Trees

Each tree is unique, a bit us Human Beings! No two trees are the same. And then each species is also different from the next. Bark, branches, twigs, leaves and roots have different textures and shapes. Twisted tree in Peasholm Glen Some are tall, some are small and...

A summer with a difference

Few of us can question the strange summer we’ve had in 2019! Sweltering temperatures, monsoon-like downpours, strong winds … what a difference to 2018’s sunny conditions. With the trees in full leaf at the moment, any rain and wind combination can...

Woods on our Doorstop

With the summer season now underway, there’s something about the coolness of woodland that is even more attractive! The Scarborough has many wooded areas including Peasholm, Forge Valley and Jacob’s Ladder. There is another area of woodland that is worth a...

Trees of Note

If you are heading out and about in Scarborough (between the rain showers!) then you’ll be pleased to know you can enjoy some tree-mendous tree spotting while out for a walk! Peasholm Park’s Treasure Trove of Trees, which also takes you along Peasholm...