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Admission information and opening times

Visitors at Westonbirt ArboretumJust three miles from Tetbury in the stunning south Cotswolds, 
Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is open every day of the year for you to enjoy.

Admissions are staffed 9am - 4pm every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Arboretum opening times:

9am, Mon - Sun, all year round. 

From 4 January 2014, our weekend opening hours will be changing. Instead of opening the gates to visitors at 8am on Saturdays and Sundays, we will be opening at 9am, as we do the rest of the week. Find out more...

Arboretum closing times:  

5pm, Sept - Mar
8pm, Apr-  Aug

Other information:

A pay and display service is available on Christmas Day and during our open hours if admissions are closedFriends of Westonbirt Arboretum should display their membership cards on car dashboards in these circumstances.

Visitor services is staffed from 9am - 4.30pm for first aid and wheelchair and mobility scooter loan. Call 01666 881218 to book an electric scooter or manual wheelchair. 

General admission charges

 

Adults

Concessions

Children (5-18 years inclusive)

Mar 2014 - Aug 2014 

 £8

 £7

 £3

Sept 2014 - Nov 2014 

 £9

£8

£4

Dec 2014- Feb 2015

 £5

£4

£2

Event admission charges

 

Adults

Concessions

Children (5-18 years inclusive)

Treefest 2014(23-25 Aug 2014)

£15

£12

Free

Group admission charges (10 people and over, pre-pay only)

 

Adults

Concessions

Children (5-18 years inclusive)

Jan 14 - Feb 14

£4

£3

£1

Mar 14 - Nov 14

£6 

£5 

£2 

Dec 14

£4 

£3

£1

Treefest 2014(23-25 Aug)

£12

£10

Free

 

Extra information about admission charges

  • Major credit and debit cards accepted.
  • Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum members get free general admission. Members also have half price entry to Treefest on all 3 event days (23 - 25 Aug 2014) and half price entry to Enchanted Christmas on Fridays as part of their membership benefits.
  • Concessions include senior citizens (aged 60+), students and disabled adults.
  • The concession rate for a disabled adult includes free entry for 1 carer per disabled adult.
  • Disabled children aged 18 years and under will be charged the normal child admission rate, carers are free.
  • See our groups pages for more information on how to pre-pay for group visits.
  • Westonbirt Arboretum offers half price admission to visitors arriving by bike or public transport. Just show your travel ticket at admissions or ask for information on securing your bicycle.
  • RHS members have free admission during the year, except for the period of 1 October - 15 November when charges apply. For RHS members attending Treefest or Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt, normal ticket charges apply.
  • December pricing does not include entry to the Enchanted Christmas event.

Last updated: 03/03/2014