Westonbirt is open every day, Monday - Sunday, except Christmas day, from 9am. Last admission is at 4.30pm, 30 minutes before the arboretum closes.
Plan your visit.
From M4 (approx 20 mins)
From M5 (approx 20 mins)
Or go car-free and enjoy a discount on your admission cost.
Bus routes and times
You can reach us by bus on Mondays to Saturdays. For full details of bus routes and times visit our Good Journey page.
From Stroud Bus 69 runs to Westonbirt several times a day, allowing for a 3 or 6 hour visit.
From Bath take Bus 620, which continues as bus 69 from Old Sodbury to Westonbirt (stay on the same bus).
From Bristol take Bus Y1 or Bus Y5 to Yate Shopping Centre to connect with bus 620/69.
You can take the train to Stroud or Bath, from where there are bus connections to Westonbirt. See our Good Journey page.
Kemble and Yate Stations are slightly closer to Westonbirt. It’s a 20-minute taxi ride from either. For train times and taxi numbers see our Good Journey page
Arriving by bicycle?
Westonbirt welcomes visitors who arrive by bicycle. Adult and older children cycling is not permitted in the arboretum itself (we do allow bikes under 70cm in) and we ask that visitors lock their bikes up at the racks provided. Forgotten your lock? Don’t worry we have a few spare ones at the Welcome Building. Just ask a member of staff for more details.
Westonbirt is open every day, Monday - Sunday, except Christmas day from 9am.
Plan your visit
There are no parking charges at Westonbirt Arboretum, however the following entry fees apply:
Mar - Sep & 14 Nov - 30 Nov
01 Oct - 13 Nov
Dec - Feb
*Concessions: Students, job seekers & those arriving by public transport or bike
*Child 5 - 18 years. Under 5s go free and don't require a ticket.
Carers of access visitors are free. Accessibility guide
Find out more and book
Westonbirt does not currently have any Electric Vehicle Charging points.
We offer the concession rate for admission to those arriving by public transport or bike – plan your journey at Good Journey
Motohomes and caravans are welcome to park at Westonbirt. There is no vehicle height or width restriction. If the vehicle is larger than the main car park spaces, visitors should use the coach car parking which can be reached by taking the left turn as you drive along the entrance road of the main car park. They are not permitted to remain in the car park overnight.
Join the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum.
Please note that Westonbirt Arboretum does not accept the Discovery Pass.
A Personal Assistant is free while visiting with the person they are assisting. Proof of concession is not required.
If you require a word document to edit before your arrival please email us.
Not visited before? Take a short tour with street view on google maps.