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Admission information and opening times

Just three miles from Tetbury in the stunning south Cotswolds, Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is the perfect day out, any time of year.

Westonbirt August 2015Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are available from the Welcome Building.

Please book in advance by calling Visitor Services on 0300 067 4861.

General admission charges

 

Adult

Student

Child (5-18 years inclusive)

Essential carer (one per disabled visitor)

March - August 2015

 £9

£6

£3

 Free

September - November 2015

 £9

£6

£4

 Free

December 2015 - February 2016 

£6 

£4

£2 

 Free


Student
admission applies to students, the unemployed or visitors that arrive by public transport. Students will need to provide a valid NUS card, the unemployed should present a proof of entitlement letter. If arriving by public transport, please show your tickets at the admissions desk.

Event admission charges

 

Adult

Student

Child (5-18 years inclusive)

Friend of Westonbirt Arboretum

Essential carer (one per disabled visitor)

Treefest

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Sat 29 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

 £10

 £8

 Free!

 £5

 Free

Treefest 
Sat 29 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

£15

£12

FREE

Half price:
£7.50 adults
18 and under free

 Free

Enchanted Christmas
Fri, Sat, Sun, 28 Nov - 20 Dec

£10

£8

£5

Half price on Fridays:
£5 adults
18 and under free
 

 Free


Student admission applies to students, the unemployed or visitors that arrive by public transport. Students will need to provide a valid NUS card, the unemployed should present a proof of entitlement letter. If arriving by public transport, please show your tickets at the admissions desk.

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

 

Adult

Child (5-18 years inclusive)

Mar 15 - Nov 15

£7 

£2

Dec 15 - Feb 16

£5

£1

Treefest 
Sat 29 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

£8

Free

Enchanted Christmas
Fri, Sat, Sun, 28 Nov - 20 Dec 2015 

£8

£4 

Extra information about admission charges

  • Major credit and debit cards accepted.
  • Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum members get free general admission. 
  • See our groups pages for more information on how to pre-pay for group visits.
  • 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: 07/22/2015

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Opening times

October - February
9am - 5pm

March - September
9am - 8pm

Last entry 4.45pm. Friends can gain access until closing time using their membership cards.

We are open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Summer trails

We’ll have two trails with hand-picked stops showcasing summer running from June to August. Pick up a leaflet at the Welcome Building and head either into Silk Wood (dog-friendly zone, allow two hours) or the Old Arboretum (dog-free zone, allow one and a half hours).

Kids Roam Free!

Free entry for all children 20 July to 31 August 2015 inclusive.

Guided walks

We offer guided walks on Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesdays and Bank Holidays from 1 March. Join a dog-friendly walk into Silk Wood, or head into the Old Arboretum (dog-free zone). Either way, our volunteer guides will dazzle you with sparkling stories!See dates and times...

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