‘I looked at this oak one day, and saw a face looking back at me’
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In this weekly series, readers tell us about their favourite trees. This week: a Derbyshire oak that makes passersby smile

Darley Park lies just north of Derby city centre, sloping down to the River Derwent. Trees line the river, and are dotted around the park – beech, oak and chestnut predominate. It’s often busy with dog walkers, joggers and families, but it’s big enough to offer some peace and escape from the city.

I have been walking my dogs here for more than 20 years, and must have passed...

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