The Lake District National Park has a rich and diverse mix of trees, woodlands and forests. This ranges from large public forests such as Grizedale and Whinlatter with benefits such as tourism to small farm woodlands that have great economic and environmental value.
The National Park is also home to some culturally and ecologically significant individual trees including veteran yews and ash pollards.
Figures from National Inventory of Trees and Woodlands 1999
Trees make a significant contribution to many of the special qualities of the National Park, in particular:
Trees, woodlands and forests contribute to all four outcomes of the Partnership's Vision. They deliver a wide range of public and market-based goods, services and benefits, also known as "ecosystem services".