As you can see this caterpillar was literally emerging from a grass stem. One of the large sawflies perhaps ? Probably 25 to 30mm long.
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Lat/Lng: 52.9623, -1.4779
OS grid ref: SK351406
Large country park much of which is a designated local nature reserve. The caterpillar was observed amongst tall rough grasses close to a woodland edge.