"Underneath the spreading bee-eech tree".
No, it doesn't have the same ring to it as the children's rhyme.
However, this beech tree has such a spread, especially on the one side, that I've never been able to get a photograph of the main tree itself.
Last week's walk though, did provide some lovely colours to photograph and perhaps give an indication of the width of the spread.
I'd estimate from edge to edge as seen, is around 20 metres, and that doesn't even take in the ends of the branches on the right.
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