Explore Westonbirt, The National Arboretum
Home to 2,500 different species from the far corners of the globe and 5 national tree collections, Westonbirt is the perfect place for you to escape, relax or have an adventure! Take a journey up into the canopy on the STIHL Tree Top Walkway, go on a guided walk around the arboretum, stop by the café for a tasty treat or see if you can spot the Gruffalo!
Created by the wealthy Holford family in the heyday of Victorian plant hunting, today the arboretum is internationally renowned not only for the diversity and importance of its collection but also its breath-taking beauty.
Find out more about the history of Westonbirt Arboretum and our unique tree collection.
Open all year, Westonbirt is never short of exciting things to do for all the family. Each season brings a brand new seasonal trail as well as a range of events and activities. Discover the tranquillity of summer at Westonbirt Arboretum and treat the whole family to a day out with our kids go free summer offer.
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At a glance
- National Arboretum
- STIHL Tree Top Walkway
- Walking trails
- Running trails
- Gruffalo sculptures
- Play areas
- Community programme
- Dogs welcome