Winter family activities

Winter Wonders trail - 20 January – 28 February

Follow a trail through Silk Wood, enjoying a winter ‘sound hunt’ by listening for the wind blowing through the tree tops, the birds singing and your footsteps crunching on leaves.

Feel connected with nature by looking for winter’s natural treasures to create a winter charm. Learn about the science of winter and trees and find out how some animals keep cosy in the woodland. Can you build a tower using pine cones?

Take a new journey around the arboretum and explore winter’s wonders!

Suitable for families and children, 5yrs and over.

Charcoal Creations - 14 - 16 February

Head to the Learning Centre, to create your own charcoal drawing inspired by nature’s wonders of winter gathered from the arboretum.

Make your own charcoal to take home and learn how to make a shadow picture!

Suitable for families and children, 5yrs and over.

Trail information

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS
Grade - Easy
Is this trail for you?
Approx 1 mile located in Silk Wood. Suitable for buggies and wheelchairs.