Explore the Arboretum this summer, as Westonbirt celebrates its rich social history

Follow our summer seasonal trails to discover the stories that make Westonbirt special to visitors, volunteers and staff throughout the years. Find more stories here

Wander through a mosaic of wildflowers on the Downs, and find the perfect peaceful spot to enjoy the summer breeze.

Summer highlights:

  • Explore the Arboretum on a guided walk, 11am Daily
  • Discover what’s at its blooming best using our ‘Window on Westonbirt’ at the Welcome Building
  • Fire your family’s imagination with our seasonal family activity trail and play features
  • Download the free iNaturalist app and help us record the wildlife that lives at Westonbirt as part of our Big Forest Find

Pick up a seasonal trail map for free from the Welcome Building when you arrive or download one from the right Trail Information box.


Grade - Easy
Trail Length
There are 2 Seasonal trails, 1 in Old Arboretum of 1.5 miles and the second in Silk Wood of 1.8 miles
Is this trail for you?
These trails are on hard surface and are suitable for families with prams, wheel chairs, mobility scooters and buggies.