Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire is renowned worldwide both for its tree and shrub collection and beautifully landscaped grounds. Today the collection contains around 15,000 trees and shrubs covering some 600 acres of Grade 1 Listed Landscape.

From Robert Holford to Forestry England

Originally created in a picturesque style by Robert Holford, Westonbirt Arboretum is now managed by Forestry England and is open for all to enjoy - a beautiful, relaxing and unique day out amongst some of the tallest, oldest and rarest trees and shrubs in the country.

Guided walks of Westonbirt Arboretum

Enhance your visit by joining one of the expert volunteer Guides for a fascinating tour of the Arboretum - normal admission applies, but the Guided Walks are free. Contact Westonbirt Arboretum for details.


Westonbirt Arboretum - Johnny Hathaway
Westonbirt Arboretum - Johnny Hathaway

Explore Westonbirt Arboretum with all the family

Apart from nature's own fabulous display, there are ample walks and glades to explore for all the family.

Dogs are welcome at Westombirt Arboretum, but they are restricted to the Silk Wood area. The Old Arboretum area is a dog free zone.


Plant Centre at Westonbirt Arboretum

The Plant Centre at Westonbirt Arboretum has many rare and unusual trees and shrubs for sale, including a selection of Japanese maples.


Visiting Westonbirt Arboretum

The entrance fee to Westonbirt Arboretum is from £8 for adults and from £3 for children.

Under 5s go free and don't require a ticket.
Tickets can be purchased on site or pre-booked online.
After paying entry, there are no parking charges at Westonbirt Arboretum.

Westonbirt Arboretum - Opening Times

9am - 5pm, every day except Christmas Day.
Last entry: 4.30pm (March - October); 4pm (November - February)