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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

Opportunity for artists

We are commissioning an artist to create a sculpture using the trunk of a magnificent and historic giant redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum). Read the brief for artists... 

Could you be a Community Youth Volunteer?

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!

Forest Live

We still have tickets available for UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Every time I go it makes me feel happy. You can never get bored. There are really nice and friendly staff, great food and clean facilities.

David, 4/Apr/2016
4 Stars 4 Stars

We visited this evening for the 1st time. We arrived just before 5pm so getting in was easy.

The trail was good and my 4 year and 7 year especially liked the more interactive parts with the camera and microphone.

We stayed just over 2 hours,also seeing Santa. I think my one comment would be that 5 for a hot dog was outrageous!

My 7 year old son was unsure when we arrived, but by the time we left he said he had enjoyed it.

Angela , 12/Dec/2015
5 Stars 5 Stars

Had a great time at enchanted christmas, even my teenager enjoyed herself, will definatly be returning.

claire, 12/Dec/2015
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Last updated: 27th April 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

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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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