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Hawthorn Hedging and Folklore

Hawthorn hedging has a very interesting history and folklore.Hawthorn hedging has a fascinating history and folklore, primarily linking it to faeries. Hawthorn, also called thornapple, May-tree, whitehorn or hawberry is native to Britain and Ireland and it is from these areas that the most famous hawthorn folklore originates.One of the most famous beliefs relating to hawthorn is the traditional Irish belief that hawthorn hedging and trees are the meeting place of faeries. The hedging and trees are said to bring good luck to the land owner, as a lone hawthorn tree is considered one of the three faery trees - ...read more

10 March 2015 at 12:40 / Comment