Discover British Trees

Identify. Discover. Learn. Everything you need to know about Britain's trees.

From bark and berries to medicine and musical instruments.

See our A-Z of native and common non-native trees and learn how to identify them with pictures and fun facts about their uses, folklore and threats.

Find out what native and non-native means.

Crab Apple leaves and fruit
Common Oak sprouting leaves

Native trees

Our native trees arrived and grew here naturally after the last Ice Age and were not introduced by humans.

Explore native trees

Horse chestnuts on the autumn ground
Sycamore leaf

Non-native trees

Find out more about some common non-native trees that you might find in the UK.

Explore non-native trees