A LARGE tree has fallen down at a cemetery in Bournemouth.

The pine tree, which is approximately 15m tall, is believed to have caused damage to some headstones at East Lane Cemetery in Kings Park.

The area surrounding the tree has been cordoned off to members of the public.

A spokesman from Bournemouth Borough Council said the tree fell down yesterday morning in what is known as the old part of the cemetery.

Members of the public are being asked to stay away from the tree.