why does Scotland have less native forest remaining than England?

England still has quite large areas of native woodland remaining in Surrey, Essex, Devon, Cumbria and Hampshire, Scotland on the other hand only has a few areas in the Cairngorms that are genuinely forested with native trees, why is that?

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    In the past large areas of land cleared for shooting.

  • Clive
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    What does this have to do with travel?

  • snafu
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    All I know is relatively few people, lairds, own most of Scotland.  Take it up with them.

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