This wonderful old rowan tree was photographed in late September in the hills above Braemar.    It was a dull day but the berries and leaves were glowing with autumn colour, making the tree look as if it was on fire.

Mountain ash above Braemar

MtAsh Braemar 2

MtAsh Braemar1

Photos copyright © Colin & Jo Woolf

Mountain ash berries (1)You can read more about this tree’s natural history and folklore in ‘The Enchantment of the Rowan‘ on The Hazel Tree.