Cumbrian Coin Tree Mystery Solved
‘The vast log stretches west away from the footpath, unremarkable but for the thousands of coins embedded in its bark…’ This is how our research begins but let’s skip to the questions: What is a Coin Tree? What does it mean? How did it start? Ceri Houlbrook answers all this and more in new research that shows the world of fairies, spells, and wishing is closer than you think! Be warned, however, the gravest mistake you can make is think the questions have one answer. Houlbrook traces the origins of the coin tree, investigating different interpretations and potential starting points.