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Explore Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.7/5)

A remarkable place for people to enjoy and learn about trees - 15,000 specimens from all over the globe offer the perfect setting to escape, relax or have an adventure...

STIHL Treetop Walkway

The STIHL Treetop Walkway is now open! Your breathtaking bird’s-eye view of Westonbirt’s wonderful trees! 

Images: Paul Groom

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We're looking for people to help us deliver a range of activities aimed at enabling young people to engage with the arboretum - it's a rewarding role in beautiful surroundings. Find out more!

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

An excellent visit,just felt that a bit more information and guidance would have helped us to enjoy the visit more. Tea and cake in the Resturant was excellent. Thankyou

Den and Tom, 11/Jul/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

Thank you for a wonderful evening at the Kaiser Chiefs concert. Everything was well organised and safe and the evening was just perfect.

Anonymous, 18/Jun/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

Absolutely love coming here. Had a fantastic day again today despite the inclement weather! Every time we visit we find more to see and do, this time it was the new walkway. My five year old is endlessly entertained and we enjoy the cafe food too. I think what is being done here is just fantastic and I find the negative comments frustrating. Thank goodness there are also people David who clearly value this wonderful place.

Debra Cuming, 22/May/2016
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Last updated: 20th June 2016

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What's Here?

  • Arboreta
  • Baby Changing
  • Cafe
  • Easy Access
  • Educational
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toliets
  • Dogs
  • Dogs are free to roam Silk Wood. We ask dogs to be kept on a lead near the cafe/ restaurant and shop. The Old Arboretum is a dog free zone.
  • Walking
  • Hard paths can be found throughout the arboretum. Call 0300 067 4861 to book an electric scooter or manual wheelchair.
  • Wildlife
  • The bird viewing area can be found near Holly Bush Gate in the Old Arboretum.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: ST851898
Postcode: GL8 8QS

Get directions


Westonbirt Arboretum

0300 067 4890

Opening & Parking

Opening Times:
Open 9am - 5pm every day except Christmas Day.
*last admission is 4:30pm

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