Ireland: Witch’s Yew Tree
Species: yew (Taxus baccata).
Location: Blarney, Cork. The ancient Witch’s Yew Tree, situated in the Mythical Rock Close on the grounds of Blarney Castle Estate in Southern Ireland, has been estimated by experts to be over 600 years old. It sits atop an outcrop of limestone rock, that houses the Witch’s Kitchen, an 18th century folly that’s said to be home of the Witch of Blarney.