About Heritage Trees

This four-year project aims to celebrate, record and protect our local tree heritage - the trees, woodlands, hedgerows and orchards which are part of the fabric of our towns and cities.

Tell us about your tree

Explore the map

Have a browse through our Heritage Trees map containing trees from across Greater Manchester, including memorable woodlands, community orchards and trees that people love

Search for a heritage tree near you

Enter a postcode or location name

Tell us your tree story

Your memories, stories and photographs of your local trees, woodlands, orchards and hedgerows are what will make the project a success. We want to know about the tree heritage in your area - and we want to hear your reflections on why it matters to you.

Perhaps there is a local woodland where you used to play as a child, or a tree in a local park where you used to meet your first love. It's these stories which will be at the heart of Heritage Trees

Tell us about your tree

Latest tree stories


Fudge Tree

30 November 2017

This National Tree Week (25th November - 3rd December) City of Trees are celebrating the iconic trees round Greater Manchester through a series of interpretation panels which tell their stories.

One of these is the Fudge Tree in Lightoaks Park, Salford, with the story as follows:

Get involved

Get involved

As part of the project we are offering various volunteering opportunities including activities such as tree planting, learning how to coppice, hunting for heritage trees and helping our project staff out at events! All of our current opportunities are listed below.

If you would like to know more about more long term volunteering on the project, please contact  Beth on 0161 872 1660 or beth@cityoftrees.org.uk


If you have any queries related to the project including questions about our events or how to get involved, please use the contact form and a member our the project team will get back to you as soon as possible.


Heritage Trees is a City of Trees project, funded by HLF.

  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • Manchester City of Trees


City of Trees Team, 6 Kansas Avenue, Salford M50 2GL
Tel: 0161 872 1660. Email: heritagetrees@cityoftrees.org.uk