A magical tree garden, where you can explore trees from all over the globe
In order to visit the National Arboretum, visitors and members of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum must pre-book a ticket. Tickets go on sale 7 days in advance.
Find out more on how you can book, plan and safely enjoy your visit to 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, stop by the café for a tasty treat or see if you can spot the Gruffalo!
Spring is a special time at Westonbirt, as blossom and new leaves soften the sharp outlines of winter trees and colour abounds throughout the collection. Discover how spring is looking each week with our spring watch videos.
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At a glance
- Advanced booking only for all visitors and members of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum. Book your tickets
- Open every day except Christmas day from 9am.
- STIHL Treetop Walkway: One way system. Alternative routes out of Silk Wood are a little steep.
- Restaurant: Closed for refurbishment. Takeaway food and drink at the Pantry and Smokehouse, card only. Operating with a reduced menu.
- Dogs: Welcome off lead in Silk Wood if well behaved, kept in sight and return when called.
- Shop: Open, please wear a mask inside.
- Play areas: Open (excluding Exploratree).
- Toilets: Open, please wear a mask inside.
- Mobility Scooter Hire: Available to hire online when booking tickets.
- Children’s scooters and bikes: Welcome if height is not over 70cm from floor to handle bars.
- Join the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum
- Lungs of the Earth art installation.