Nick Dunford's memorial grove
1964 - 2007

Nick Dunford grove

As Nick used to say "you can never have too many trees" this seemed the most appropriate way to remember him and to give something back to the world that he would have appreciated and thought worth while.
He had a child like appreciation of nature and loved being outdoors, embracing fully the expressions "there is no such thing as unsuitable weather, just unsuitable clothing" and "skin is after all water proof".

There is not a day goes by that I don't miss you Nick and look at the natural beauty of the world and think of you.
You were so very special.

You will always be in my heart.

Love Clare

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12 years and to celebrate all the happy memories we made, another tree.
Miss you still.

Donated by Clare

17th June 2019

A Christmas gift in your memory.
Love always Clare x

Donated by Clare

31st December 2018

11 years and still with me each and every day. Xxx

Donated by Clare

16th June 2018

Another tree to mark another Christmas without you -
what a loss to the world and more importantly your family and friends
you never did realise just how much

Donated by Clare

22nd December 2017

10 years has passed but you are with me every day
and will be in my heart always.

Donated by Clare

19th June 2017

10 years gone and yet still in my mind,
some people make a lasting impression on you for all the right reasons.
A joy to have shared a precious part of your journey.
Phil, Caroline and the boys.

Donated by Phil Green

19th June 2017

Nick, I'm so terribly upset to see you've gone.
I was trying to look you up after all these years.
My school days were full of your laughter
which I have never ever forgotten.
God bless mate.

Donated by Gordie Wren

10th January 2017

Always thinking of you

Donated by Dave, Helen, Sam and Abi

11th January 2016

Wish you were here to share this Christmas,
miss you each and every day.

10th January 2012

Another year has passed so for you Nick another tree.
I think of you each and every day
but today of all days is the hardest.
Love, Clare

20th June 2011

You would love how beautiful the world looks
covered in snow this Christmas time.
Love and miss you always xxxx

Donated by Miss CJ Elliott

16th December 2010

3 years is no time at all,
and I miss your friendship, support
and sometimes even your jokes :-)
Antony & Karen xxx

Donated by Antony Gardner

17th June 2010

10th June 2008

This is an entirely fitting tribute to a fine young man who is sorely missed.
Dave Cheryl Patrick and Ed

To Nick, So many happy memories of you,
Clare and Beans - mugs of tea, Bach and the river -
the world is a little less bright every day without your life.
You are missed and never forgotten by those who love you.

In fond memory of Nick,
a dear friend whom we knew for a short time
but who has left a lasting impression on our lives.
Still miss you mate.
Irene & Graham.

I hope many dogs come to visit the grove....with love, Carolyn

What a great way to remember Nick,
"For in the true nature of things,
if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious
than if it were made of gold and silver."
Antony & Karen

The last walk Nick and I took in the hills went through a section of ancient forest.
It was a great day with a great friend and brother.
So this is a wonderful way of keeping your memory alive.
We think of you always and miss you.
Steve, Pat, Mike, Chris and Emily.

It's just a tree?
A man that had such character, honesty and integrity,
A man with personality to behold.
A man that always knew what to say,
A man with a heart made of gold.
A man that was such an inspiration,
A man with values to uphold.
..and a tree would make you delighted.
Miss you Nick

A true gentleman.
It was an honour and a privilege to have known Nick.
Gareth and Lyn

There is no better way to remember Nick
than by planting trees in memory of his love of the great outdoors.
Judy and Jim

He was my brother and my best friend
and I miss him terribly.
We had great times together.

For Nick, who loved trees and who we all miss.
Dave, Helen, Sam and Abi

Miss you son, love from Dad

I knew Nick a long time ago and have often thought of him.
I am truly sorry and shocked
to have happened upon this news of his passing.

Donated by Clare Elliott, Dave Cheryl Patrick and Ed, Jess, Jane Goldup, Irene and Graham, Carolyn, Antony and Karen, Sarah Gough, Steve, Pat, Mike, Chris and Emily, Jim and Laura, Gareth and Lyn, Jules Hiscox, Judy and Jim, Ger, Dave, Helen, Sam and Abi, and Michel

1st January 1970

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The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Nick Dunford's grove
Trees in this grove: 152

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