Unidentified Beetle

Unidentified Beetle

Observation - Unidentified Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: I found this beetle in the grass next to a herbaceous border in my suburban garden in Bishop's Stortford, Heretfordshire. Body length (from front of head to tip of abdomen) is approx 25mm. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

I found this beetle in the grass next to a herbaceous border in my suburban garden in Bishop's Stortford, Heretfordshire.
Body length (from front of head to tip of abdomen) is approx 25mm.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.