Stay home, protect the NHS, save lives - the nation’s forests and essential facilities are open for people to exercise once-per-day, if they live locally - 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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The government has said the single most important action we can all take to fight coronavirus is to stay at home, to protect the NHS and save lives. Westonbirt Arboretum remains open with a pre-booking system for people to exercise once-per-day, if they live locally. However the government has instructed that you should minimise time spent outside your home, minimise the number of journeys you make. Please remember this when considering a visit.

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Volunteering

Due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic we are currently unable to operate many of our volunteer roles. We only have one opportunity to volunteer at present. However, 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 in the future.

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Membership

Join the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum from £39 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!