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A devoted farmer created this touching heart-shaped meadow as a tribute to his late wife - by planting thousands of oak trees.
Dedicated Winston Howes, 70, spent a week carefully planting 6,000 oak saplings after his wife of 33 years Janet died suddenly 17 years ago.
He laid out the fledgling trees in a six-acre field but left a perfect heart shape in the middle - with the point facing in the direction of her childhood home.
The labour of love has now blossomed into a mature meadow - a peaceful oasis where Winston can sit and remember his wife of 33 years.
His meadow cannot be seen from the road and had remained a family secret until a hot air balloonist took this photograph from the air.
Proud Mr Howes said today: 'I came up with the idea of creating a heart in the clearing of the field after Janet died.
I thought it was a great idea - it was a flash on inspiration - and I planted several thousand oak trees.
'Once it was completed we put seat in the field, overlooking the hill near where she used to live. I sometimes go down there, just to sit and think about things. It is a lovely and lasting tribute to her which will be here for years.'