Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Tetbury
Gloucestershire
GL8 8QS
England

Website

Our website

www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt

Information for families

www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-families

Information for schools

www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-education

E-mail

General information

westonbirt@forestry.gov.uk

Telephone

01666 880220

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Visitors enjoying a walk at Westonbirt, the National Arboretum
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Westonbirt - The National Arboretum, in the South Cotswolds, is one of the most magical and important tree gardens in the world.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Environmental or ecological centre, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

December-March
Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00
Sat-Sun 08.00-17.00

April-November
Mon-Fri 09.00-20.00
Sat-Sun 08.00-20.00

Admission charges

Adults: £6.00-£10.00
Concessions: £5.00-£9.00
Children: £2.00-£4.00
Under 5s: Free
(Subject to seasonal variation)

Additional info

Electric scooters and manual wheelchairs can be found at the visitor services building next to the Great Oak Hall and are free of charge. Due to a limited number, these must be booked in advance: 01666 881 218

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of forest path

Wildflower Walks

  • 6 May 2014 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 3 June 2014 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 1 July 2014 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 5 August 2014 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 2 September 2014 10:30am-12:30pm

Join one of Westonbirt's knowledgeable volunteer guides to investigate our wild flowers in the wood. The walks will take place in Silk Wood and will last approximately two hours. Meet at the Great Oak Hall.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9FMDGN

Firecrest

RSPB Information Event

  • 7 May 2014 10am-4pm
  • 4 June 2014 10am-4pm
  • 3 September 2014 10am-4pm
  • 1 October 2014 10am-4pm
  • 5 November 2014 10am-4pm

They will be here to talk with you about how to enjoy the wildlife and birds in your garden, local park and at Westonbirt!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9G9GAM

Picture showing cow parsley

Awakening Woods

  • 16 — 18 April 2014 *on now

Join us for a day of interactive activities as we spring forth to discover the awakening forest – from buds bursting, and rising sap to colourful blooms and wildflower carpets.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10

Website

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-9E9EL6

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