Your nomination

The New Forest is home to more ancient and veteran trees than anywhere else in Western Europe, with many dating back hundreds of years.

Now the search is on for your favourite from the thousands of trees of all sizes, species and ages within the National Park (click here for boundary map)

The New Forest National Park Authority is inviting nominations for the shortlist of the New Forest Tree of the Year, which will be whittled down to 10 finalists to go to a public vote this summer. 

Nominations for the shortlist are open until 14 May and could be for any tree that:

-       Has an interesting personal or historical story
-       Is a particularly impressive or unusual specimen
-       Has personal significance to the nominator
-       Is especially old for its species – an ancient or veteran tree.

Any questions? Email us at

Good luck!

* 1. Your nominated tree's name and/or type

* 2. Where is your tree located? Please provide an address or map reference if possible. 

* 3. In as much detail as possible, please tell us why this tree is special to you, or why you believe it is significant.

* 5. Please upload a picture of your nominated tree

DOCX, DOC, JPG, GIF, JPEG, PDF, PNG file types only.
Choose File
No file chosen

* 6. Your contact information

* 7. Would you like to receive our regular New Forest newsletter?

Personal Details

We promise to protect your privacy and the data we gather and hold is managed in accordance with the Data Protection Act. We will not disclose or share personal information supplied by you with any third party organisation without your consent. Find out more at
Pressing 'Done' below will send this form to New Forest National Park Authority for processing. We will be in touch in May to let you know if your tree has been shortlisted.