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Help King John’s Oak

Help King John’s Oak

Sunday 22 July

10am – 12pm

A great chance to meet and also lend a hand freeing this magnificent 800 year old ancient tree from surrounding competing growth, helping it to continue to thrive in the medieval Woodend Deer Park at Shute. We will be cutting back encroaching vegetation. Gloves, tools and hot drink provided. Task led by Jill Butler, Ancient Tree expert from the Woodland Trust.

Booking essential


01404 310012,


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One of a series of events from The Legacy to Landscape project .An exciting new project celebrating the local landscape of the Colyton and Shute area. Events aim to reveal the rich heritage of this hidden landscape that has remained virtually unchanged for centuries. This project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund for more information about the project visit our Legacy to Landscape pages under our Conserve tab.

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East Devon AONB Partnership
Kennaway House
Coburg Road, Sidmouth
EX10 8NG

Tel: 01404 46663

Email : info@eastdevonaonb.org.uk

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In England and Wales, our finest landscapes have been conserved through designation as National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty AONB

The East Devon AONB was designated in 1963 and is one of 46 AONBs across the UK. A National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty exists to provide general information about AONBs.


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