Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is located on the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire and sits within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Places to stay
The South Cotswolds boasts many picturesque towns and villages, with an abundance of accommodation in the area.
The historic market town of Tetbury is just three miles from Westonbirt Arboretum and the Visit Tetbury website holds information on local accommodation and events.
Looking further afield, the Cotswolds.com website has a comprehensive list of places to stay, activities and events in the wider area. Visit Bristol and Visit Bath list accommodation options in these fantastic cities, both of which are around a 30-45 minute drive from Westonbirt.
Camping and caravanning in the local area
The Forestry Commission’s Forest Holidays have two camping and caravan sites within the Forest of Dean. The Bracelands and Christchurch locations in Gloucestershire offer low cost accommodation options located around an hour’s drive from Westonbirt.
Visit our map and directions page to find the different routes to Westonbirt Arboretum.
To help plan your journey, why not use one of the online route finders using the Westonbirt postcode, GL8 8QS? Just type ‘route finders’ into your internet search engine for the many options available.
You can also get to Westonbirt by bus or train, but you may need to get a taxi part of the way for convenience; see our public transport pages for details.
Arriving by bicycle?
Westonbirt welcomes visitors who arrive by bicycle (and offer cyclists admission at concession rate). Cycling is not permitted in the arboretum itself, but we have plenty of bike racks at the Welcome Building.