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Champion Trees at Westonbirt Arboretum 

Champion trees are the largest trees of their species growing within the British Isles.

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Champion trees qualify  by being the tallest or having the largest trunk girth, measured at 1.5m off the ground. There are currently 140 champion trees at Westonbirt Arboretum!

Ask in the Welcome Building to find out where they are or look out for blue tree labels.

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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 enjoy your visit to the National Arboretum. 

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Volunteering

Following the current Government roadmap we are slowly reintroducing our current volunteer roles. If you are interested in volunteering at Westonbirt, please do get in touch by using the expression of interest form and we will hold your details on file to contact you for future opportunities.

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Membership

Join the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum from £40 per year and visit Westonbirt throughout the seasons with up to 4 of your own children or grandchildren. You’ll be able to book your timeslot instantly and play a vital role in supporting the arboretum’s 10 Year Vision

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Westonbirt Arboretum’s story begins with the wealthy Victorian landowner, Robert Holford; an ambitious man with a passion for the natural world!