NM7815 : Wishing Tree near Ardmaddy

3 km from Balvicar, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Wishing Tree near Ardmaddy
Wishing Tree near Ardmaddy
This fallen hawthorn - known as the wishing tree - has hundreds of coins embedded in the bark. The hawthorn was a sacred tree in the Celtic culture and the practice was to make your wish or prayer at the tree and then offer a coin to the spirits or fairies.
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Tuesday, 14 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 11 May, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! NM 788 153 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:16.7074N 5:34.4883W
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