Britain's tallest native tree

Tree surgeon Kevin Rodgers scales the beech tree in order to measure it

Tree surgeon Kevin Rodgers scales the beech tree in order to measure it

A beech tree in Newtimber Woods on the Devil’s Dyke estate in West Sussex has been declared the tallest native tree in Britain. The new record holder eclipses the previous champion native tree from Gloucestershire, also a beech, which is a metre shorter.

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