The nation’s forests, car parks and essential facilities are open to you for local outdoor recreation and exercise - read our coronavirus guidance.
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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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Westonbirt Arboretum will remain open to you for outdoor recreation and exercise. If you would like to visit, make sure you plan ahead by pre-booking your tickets and follow the latest Government guidance for travel, outdoor spaces and meeting people from outside your household.

In order to visit the National Arboretum, visitors and members of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum must pre-book a ticket.

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Volunteering

Due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic we have regretfully decided to cancel our volunteer recruitment day on November 14th. At present we are unable to restart several of our volunteer roles and therefore we feel it would be inappropriate to recruit new volunteers with the current uncertainty.

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Membership

Do you love Westonbirt? Maybe you can't get enough of the outdoors or want to champion trees?

If this sounds like you then you'll love being a member of Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum. The Friends charity support work to protect Westonbirt and its trees, so that the Arboretum can be enjoyed by everyone well into the future.

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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!