Trees in Newport parks

Newport's ornamental parks both have collections of notable trees. In 2018 Beechwood Park had 18 trees listed as champions in the Tree Register of Great Britail and Ireland. Bell Vue Park had 22 champion trees including two GB champions: a Cornus mas 'Variegata' and a Mahonia japonica.

A champion tree is considered the best of its kind in its area, for height, trunk diameter, age or beauty.[1]

Sources of Information

  1. Owen Johnson, Champion Trees of Britain and Ireland: The Tree Register Handbook. Kew Publishing, 2011, page 15