We offer family trails every day, along with family events in school holidays featuring crafts and discovery activities!
Pick up our free I Spy activity book onsite or download, to follow Birt on his adventure to spot exciting things around the arboretum!
You can follow our family trails in the Old Arboretum (dog-free) or Silk Wood (dog-friendly). There are plenty of natural play features along the way too! Pick up a Family Activity Map from the Welcome Building upon arrival!
Find out all about the science behind autumn's inspiring colour!
December to February 2017 - Winter Family Trail
Explore the wonder of bark, and discover what’s hidden beneath.
Barking Up The Right Tree, Tues 14th - Thurs 16th Feb 2017
Join us in the Learning Centre as we explore bark through a range of crafty fun and challenges!
Woodland Wildlife: Beneath Our Feet, Mon 10th - Thurs 13th Apr
Discover minibeasts that live in the soil and leaf litter, and create mud crafts to take away.
Woodland Wildlife: Make Yourself At Home, Tues 18th - Fri 21st Apr
Drop in at Silk Wood Barn to find out what lives in the bark and wood of tree trunks.
Woodland Wildlife: Life up high, Tues 30th May - Fri 2nd Jun
Join us in the learning centre grounds to discover some hidden life in the canopy.
Download the free app that challenges you to discover Westonbirt's trees!